One Answer To: "how Much Do You Have To Weigh To Be A Flyer?"

Discussion in 'College Cheerleading, NCATA, & STUNT' started by StuntMonkey, Jan 28, 2013.

  1. King

    King Is all about that bass Staff Member

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    Hahaha I'm sooooo retired now. I tore my bicep two years ago and didnt know it for 6 months. It healed funny and now I can't pull on a toss nearly as hard as I used to. As well my wife is expecting. We did stunt randomly one night a couple months ago for the first time in a few years. Hit some hard stunts and faded back into retirement. Thats about as much as I stunt now.


    See if this link works: Nov 4, 2012 6:02pm | Facebook
     
  2. CheerBank

    CheerBank Slow your roll, Sparkle. National Champion

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    Congrats!!
     
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    BuegeSmalls Uni designer and state IDer-Most positive shimmies Blondemafia

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    Ouch, torn bicep. I can't even imagine how much that had to hurt. The link didn't work :( but congrats!
     
  4. Ashley

    Ashley Administrator Staff Member National Champion

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    One of my teammates did that at Worlds two years ago, while we were practicing. Someone put their arm in to help catch a basket and his arm got wrecked from it. The day before we competed we had to change a bunch of things - he couldn't toss his stunt on his own anymore. Now he's our coach, ha.

    I saw your tweet yesterday kingston. Congrats!
     
  5. King

    King Is all about that bass Staff Member

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    I did mine while on AND coaching rust in 2011. 10 days before Worlds. I did it catching a basket. It hurt like heck, but I couldn't leave practice. So I finished (coaching and practicing). Competing that year hurt SO bad. And now I realize how incredibly stupid it was. But.. oh well... I didn't drop!
     
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    cupieqt Person everyone wants to meet this season National Champion

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    Those dang basket tosses. Oh and I got the link to open on my computer. The stunts are still amazing!
     
  8. King

    King Is all about that bass Staff Member

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    And I REALLY didn't mean to retweet with the Fierce Board account. I meant to do it with my GT cheer account (smaller group of people and lots of them I actually know). Of course I do it with the wrong account and think... man it must look like I am trying to cheerlebricize my unborn daughter... sigh
     
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  9. Ashley

    Ashley Administrator Staff Member National Champion

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    I didn't even notice you retweeted from Fierceboard. I saw it on your regular twitter, which I like because not too many cheerleaders tweet nerdy things. Two daughters?! They're going to amazing cheerleaders, I'm sure!
     
  10. King

    King Is all about that bass Staff Member

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    well actually IDK the sex. My gut says girl. Which means I am probably wrong and were having a boy.
     
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    GForce I recognize any state in a crowd Blondemafia

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    Yup, Kingston's video is one that first made me want to cheer. Thanks for that.
     
  12. Ren

    Ren I'm an announcer on CBS for Worlds (or should be)

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    I think I found the video in kingston's signature when I was trying to find out what "IHMO" meant, so assumed that's who it was. Made me want to try partner stunting though!
     
  13. emax13

    emax13 I'm new. Don't Hurt Me

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    Eventually, I imagine the weight restrictions for flyers will loosen up and the wieght difference between 100 lbs and 120 lbs won't be that huge anymore. I think it may get to a point where being able to do acrobatic routines with someone half your size will no longer be seen as remotely impressive; in many acrobatic troupes as it is that is scene as unimpressive to say the least.
     
  14. AllstarObsession

    AllstarObsession Slow your roll, Sparkle.

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    Lol well there you go...

    I was going to comment that your wife looks like a much taller version of your little girl. So cute <3.
     
  15. emax13

    emax13 I'm new. Don't Hurt Me

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    BTW, is being a large coed flyer still considered far and away the most desirable position for all girls who want to go into college cheerleading? Do all of them want to be large coed flyers on UCA teams first and foremost, large coed flyers on NCA teams second and do all of them still consider it a sort of rejection and a letdown if they do not get to be large coed flyers and are recruited to a different position?