If you’re really a netizen then for sure you’ve heard of Jean- Claude Van Damme’s epic split for a Volvo commercial. It was an ad of epic proportions starting with the fact that it was a testament to the actor’s trademark flavor of suspense and intensity.
Sporting a straight face and arms crossed over his chest, Van Damme’s voiceover talks to viewers about how his body has been perfected to master “the most epic of splits.” In a while he performs the stunt with only his feet planted on the side mirrors of two Volvo trucks. Epic indeed.
Talk about taking a risk for the sake of proving a point.
BUT Chuck Norris has something to say about that stunt. Here it is:
Again, here’s Van Damme with the original version:
Did you notice anything different between the two videos?
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