TODAY   |  December 20, 2013

Chuck Norris takes on Van Damme in viral stunt

A Hungarian animation company has created a video response to Jean-Claude Van Damme’s “epic split” between two moving trucks, in which a computer-generated version of Chuck Norris balances precariously between two jets in midair. TODAY’s Al Roker reports.

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>> i love this next one. it's a viral video. jean-claude van damme doing this epic split in a commercial for volvo. a lot of folks tried to copy it but then there's chuck norris , ladies and gentlemen . mr. texan, chuck norris , check him out.

>> the bird of dawning and then they say no spirit can walk around. [ inaudible ]

>> oh, yeah.

>> yes.

>> how does he get back up? i don't know.

>> al, where is he flying the weather's so nice?

>> chuck norris , 73 years old. and that is real.

>> no.

>> that's real.

>> no.

>> and those are soldiers.

>> two jets.

>> this was done by a hungarian animation company and obviously cgi.

>> it's real according to al.