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Old 11-22-2013, 01:22 PM
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Jean Claude Van DAMN!

Dude is 53 years old....

Perhaps Twalgamuth with his new hips could pull that off?

Jean Claude Van Damme Split: Jean Claude Van Damme Volvo Trucks Commercial - The Epic Split - YouTube

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Old 11-22-2013, 01:27 PM
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I recognize the Enya tune . . . but who is this Jean Claude guy . . .

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watch the road. He started out in the splits and the trucks came together standing him up
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Old 11-22-2013, 02:20 PM
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In the video it was the other way around. He started legs together and the trucks were driving backwards and put him into a split.

I was more amazed at the capability of the drivers to be able to keep a straight line like that while driving backwards. May be that dynamic steering assist really works?

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Old 11-22-2013, 02:33 PM
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Don't count the Swedish out yet. Volvo is the creator of some very impressive engineering. Cars that double as snowmobiles and crash wagons and now this....amazing.
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The "teaser" video says the trucks are going backwards.
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Old 11-22-2013, 04:36 PM
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If you watch carefully, it's the straight truck that makes the move outward. The semi holds it's line and keeps going straight back.
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If he fell it might have been an issue. I wonder if there was not some kind of safety arrangement. I saw the crane present in one of Chris Angels air walks. You could not see the suspension cable though. Impressive commercial never the less.
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Old 11-22-2013, 05:42 PM
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Yes, there was something to catch him that with the front camera angles we could not see. Still would fling you against the truck and hurt.
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How they did it...

Volvo Trucks - Teaser Live Test 6 - YouTube
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Old 11-22-2013, 07:21 PM
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Dude is 53 years old....

Perhaps Twalgamuth with his new hips could pull that off?
53? He's only a kid. The 60s slow ya down a bit.....

Most ppl pushing 70? I would seriously doubt it.....
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Oh hells yes. I could have done that when I was 53 with my own hips!







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"Chuck Norris" Version

"The ground was worried if Chuck Norris fell on it."

"Chuck Norris has no wind resistance."
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watch the road. He started out in the splits and the trucks came together standing him up
That would be a lot safer and would look natural in reverse.
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That would be a lot safer and would look natural in reverse.

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