It started innocently enough with a viral ad of martial arts action star Jean-Claude Van Damme pulling off an impressive set of splits between two Volvo trucks as a demonstration of the trucks' steering prowess. This was followed up by a slew of spoofs featuring everyone from Toronto Mayor Rob Ford to actor Channing Tatum promoting his "21 Jump Street" movie sequel.
Perhaps the best response video came courtesy of a computer-generated Chuck Norris doing the splits between two flying airplanes. This really threw down the gauntlet. Which action star would reign supreme? Filmmaker Linh Mai has the response in the form of a video that takes Van Damme into space to perform his splits between two satellites.… Read more