Behind the Lights – Building the Stanford Tree

Get a first hand look at how The Stanford Tree is built anew each year from the ground up. Designing for aerodynamics, welding for strength and physical toll, Chief Designer Neal Ormond shows our host Andrew Santino what it takes to build the perpetual “worst mascot in college football” – a 7′ tall, 20 lb costume currently worn by Nicoletta Von Heidegger, the first female tree in almost a decade.