Friday, February 28, 2014

One-Upmanship And The Splits

In case you've missed it, there's been a bit of a battle between old 80's action heroes, and it's getting quite epic.  It started with this:

Quite unbelievably, this is not a trick of cinematography - van Damme actually did this!  It was a commercial for the precision steering of these trucks, but that was certainly overshadowed by the otherworldly coolness of the old martial arts star.  The only thing more improbable than van Damme actually pulling this off is the fact that he did it in one take.

Not to be outdone, Chuck Norris came up with his own version that has just a wee bit more special effects but no less coolness:

Just as a good 80s action flick involves see-sawing action, van Damme came up with a round two, and took it to a whole different level.  Literally:

I didn't really catch the company being advertised here.  Let's be honest, it doesn't really matter because that's no longer the point.

You're up, Chuck.  Let's see what you've got...

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