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A day with the Nuclear Cowboyz

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Nuclear Cowboyz

Photograph By Carmen R. Thompson

After the 15-minute intermission midway through, Cowboyz Matt Buyten and Jimmy Fitzpatrick saddle up in fireproof gear to take the second act to the next level with side-by-side fire flips. "After they light it, you feel it get warmer but not quite hot," Fitzpatrick says. "You can't turn your head or the flames will curl into your helmet."