'Chuck Norris: Bring On The Pain'
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The famed martial artist also became the face of the video game "Chuck Norris: Bring On the Pain". In 2017, he produced "Non Stop Chuck Norris", an isometric action-RPG game for mobiles.
Best Selling Author
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In 2006, Norris published his first book The Justice Riders. The following year, he released its sequel A Threat to Justice. In 2008, he published his non-fiction political book Black Belt Patriotism: How to Reawaken America.
Norris Honoured With Veteran Of The Year Award
In 2001, Chuck Norris attended the 6th Annual American Veteran Awards which honoured him with the Veteran of the Year award.
'Walker, Texas Ranger'
Norris eventually got a role as a crime fighter named Cordell Walker on the TV show "Walker, Texas Ranger". He played this role for eight years, gaining a steady following.
The martial artist has been involved in different charity organizations such as Make-A-Wish Foundation, The Shoebox Project and United Way.
In 1990, the martial arts star started up his own charitable organization with the help of President George W. Bush called Kickstart, which provides martial arts training to students to learn respect and to improve their self-esteem.
8th Degree Black Belt Grand Master
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In 1990, the now 80-year-old Norris became the first ever Westerner in the history of Tae Kwon Do to be given the rank of 8th Degree Black Belt Grand Master.
On top of that, he created the martial arts style, ‘Chun Kuk Do’ which is based on the Tang Soo Do art-form.
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In 1977, Norris got his first starring role in the action film "Breaker! Breaker!". Throughout the years he got roles in various films, such as "Code Of Silence" and "The Delta Force".
'Return Of The Dragon'
In 1972, Norris made an impact in the film "Return Of The Dragon" starring Bruce Lee. The most well known scene was the epic fight between Norris and Lee at the famed Roman Colosseum.
Martial Arts Extraordinaire
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Norris was a fierce competitor and participated in numerous martial arts tournaments, winning many of the events he competed in.
Norris earned his first World Middleweight Karate Championship title in 1968, proving to be one of the greatest fighters in martial arts.
Serving In The U.S. Air Force
Born on March 10, 1940, Chuck Norris started studying martial arts in Korea in the late 1950s. At the time, he was serving in the U.S. Air Force When he returned home, Norris realized his passion for martial arts and kickstarted his career.
Norris started working as a karate instructor and opened more than 30 karate studios.