He can stick metallic objects such as spoons, mobile phones and even frying pans to his body.
In total, his family says, he can carry up to 25kg (almost four stones) of metal stuck to his torso.
But they say his talents don’t end there. It is claimed he has “healing hands” which he uses to ease pain.
Grandfather Ivo said when he was having pains in his stomach; Ivan laid his hands on his body. They became extremely hot and the pain went away.