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Chuck Norris shows Jean-Claude Van Damme how an epic split is done

Chuck Norris is, well, Chuck freaking Norris, so he couldn’t have people going around thinking that he was not the toughest bad guy around after the muscles from Brussels Jean Claude Van Damme impressed the world with his epic split in the viral Volvo ad.

The legend that the boogie man checks for under his bed before going to sleep, made a Christmas video with Hungarian animation firm Delov Digital. It’s a remake of Van Damme’s feat but at a stratospheric level, and involves doing the splits between two jets — and if that wasn’t enough, he does so with 11 soldiers on his shoulders. Yeah… how do you top that?

If you are not familiar with the legend of the one us mere mortals refer to with a shiver in our voice as Chuck Norris (first off, welcome to the the internet) here are some facts about the legend. You should know before you laugh too much at the video or dare to question its authenticity, that Chuck Norris died 20 years ago, and Death just hasn’t built up the courage to tell him yet.

For reference, here is JCVD’s epic (well for a normal person anyway) spilt:

Author | Martijn Vreugde

Martijn Vreugde
Martijn is Head of Design at Kiron Interactive. He has become rather enveloped in the social media wave as well as the explosive tech industry that has come about in the last few years. Also as a side note, a Designer, Photoshop junkie, stalker of internet trends, utterly addicted to... More

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