It’s been 15 years since the much-loved Techno Viking meme was created.

Director Matthias Fritsch originally filmed the clip at Berlin’s Fuckparade back in 2000 and has completed his crowdfunded campaign to create a documentary about how the techno viking came to be.

First seen in the year 2000 as a viral clip called ‘Kneecam No. 1,’ Techno Viking helped Fritsch become a millionaire from advertisements on the viral video alone. Years later, the Techno Viking himself filed a lawsuit against Fritsche and won.

Watch how the Techno Viking became an internet sensation below:



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