Who Wins? Iron Man or Shaq’s Steel?
AUSTIN — In the 1997 superhero action movie Steel, Shaquille O’Neal played the armor-clad title character who along with his arsenal of weapons tries to obliterate criminals. But what if instead of fighting bad guys, Steel had to battle the modern-day Iron Man? Mashable asked Shaq to theoretically pit the heroes against each other in a fictitious epic showdown.
“Iron Man has me because he has better technology,” Shaq said at South by Southwest.
“But if I would have had the same technology as Iron Man, I’d kick his ass.”
Shaq, who played 19 NBA seasons and has a master’s degree in business administration, was at SXSW looking for the next hot startup.
To do so, he launched “Pitch Shaq,” a competition where startups submitted 15-second elevator-pitch videos on Tout — the same social video-sharing service he used in 2011 to announce his retirement from basketball.