Elevator

 

 

 

Flier-Star with your hands on both of the bases’ shoulders.  On count jump into the hands of the bases’.  This is done by pushing and holding all of your weight into the bases’ shoulders, lifting your legs up to your chest, and keeping your head focused on the bases’ hands where you plan to place your feet. As the bases dip hold your weight in your arms still and keep your knees up.  You should not lose position and do NOT stand up.  As the bases begin to stand up, give a good push first with your arms then stand up by lifting your head and chest. Make sure you straighten your legs right away and hit a Hi-V for the finish

TIP: by putting all of the weight in your arms and holding yourself, you are in essence making yourself feel lighter on the bases.

 

Back spot-Start with your hands around the flier’s waist. On count assist and lift her into the hands of the bases. Make sure you are lifting up on her waist at all times. Follow her with the bases, and give a flick (lift) as the stunt goes up. Now work your way up and reach as high as you can on the flier’s legs.  Squeeze and brace for the finish.

 

Base(s) – Both start facing into one another with your legs bent shoulder width and your backs straight.  Put you hands together, then open them up like a book to get the correct placement.  As the flier jumps in, follow her feet and bring them to the correct positioning.  Your hand closer to her will be on her heel and the hand away will be on the balls of her foot.  Remembering to keep your arms flexed at all times, dip down with your legs and begin to stand up. As you stand use this momentum by your legs to bring your hands to shoulder height.  At all times you need to squeeze the flier’s foot.

TIP: Always watch the other base for timing issues.  Look out of the corner of your eye so that you still maintain visual contact with the flier.

TIP: If your back is bend, then you could injure yourself and make the stunt more difficult.