Videos of Troy and the Suits of Armor

Some further looks back at the work of Troy Hurtubise, 1998 Ig Nobel Prize winner in the field of safety engineering. Troy was honored that year for developing and personally testing a suit of armor that is said to be impervious to grizzly bears. Troy has a new book out; we reviewed it here recently. Here are some Troy videos. But first, a fan’s tribute video.

These are just three tastes. Journey through the Internet, or through certain stretches of the northernmost Rockie Mountains, and you will find much more footage, of many more adventures.

And for the inner scoop, read Troy’s new book Bear Man. Here’s a video of Troy musing about the book:

BONUS: David Brown’s crime-fighting armored glove, influenced perhaps by Troy’s inventions?