Video: Illinois man is air guitar world champion

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It’s a real competition and a Chicago man was crowned Air Guitar Champion of the World.

Justin Howard, aka “Nordic Thunder,” took the title at the 17th Annual Air Guitar World Championship in Oulu, Finland.

Howard was one of 18 finalists from countries including Britain, Czech Republic, Japan and Russia at the competition Friday, August 24, 2012.

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