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Real Life Batman Suit Can Stop A Knife Attack

10/04/2015 10:53 BST | Updated 10/04/2015 10:59 BST

Jackson Gordon is a 21 year old design student and prop maker with one goal in life; to create real life versions of some of the coolest costumes in film history.

Of course at the top of his list is the bat suit. Christopher Nolan's almost military take on the bat suit was its most realistic yet and so to put that theory to the test Gordon decided to build his own.

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Now while it's clear that Gordon is no martial arts expert (you'll see what we mean in the video), he is however obviously very good at his trade.

The suit can withstand repeated attacks including a direct knife attack to the chest and arms. Built using a mixture of Kevlar and composite armour the suit has been designed to be as protective as it is mobile.

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