Tornado Hunter Wants to Walk into a Twister

Beth Feldmann
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Steve Green

Steve Green

ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – It seems a little crazy.

Why would anyone want to go toward a tornado, instead of away from one?

Steve Green is a self described “tornado hunter.” In 2004, he spent $500,000 on an armored vehicle and drove right into a tornado.

Now, 10 years later, he’s going to try to walk into a twister.

His plan is to drive a 4×4 vehicle with a motorcycle attached out in front of the storm, jump on the bike, get in front of the winds, screw himself into the ground using corkscrews (think of what you’d tie a dog leash to) and hold on tight.

He’s doing this stunt for two reasons. The first is to bring attention to his energy plan. His other goal is to break a world record.

We’ll be sure to let you know how it goes.

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