Tall flyers

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  1. xxcheer77xx

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    I cant find it now, but I was browsing cheer videos one day and there was a unusually tall flyer on this Arizona team ( I think) and she was really good! She was their point flyer and had beautiful body positions, one of the comments I remember saying she was 5'7 or 5'8. If I can find it ill post it!

     
  2. SmileCat

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    I'm 5'7 & two years ago I was the third tallest on my team & Still a flyer! & Last year my two bases were 5'4 but still put me up with no problem :) All I have ever done was fly with some back spotting!
     
  3. shelbyyahxo

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    I think tall flyers look gorgeous if they're flexible but if they're not it think it just looks a little awkward. I prefer basing shorter flyers though because I feel like i have more control. My flyer at one point was 5'8 and I'm 5'4 so it was a little scary basing her!
     
  4. Mallory Macon

    Mallory Macon I'm new. Don't Hurt Me

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    i like tall flyers b/c they are prettier in the air..also b/c i am a tall flyer
     
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    I LIKE TALLER FLYERS BECAUSE THEIR SCORPIONS LOOK FAB!!!
    AND THEY TEND TO SPINN FASTER :)
     
  6. FlyHighUK

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    5'6'' flyer right here! I just had to find myself taller bases.

    I fly all-girl at the moment, and my tall bases love having a flyer that looks in proportion to them on top of the stunt. We love that we hit the same skills as the shorter bases with mini-fliers. I think the pride comes from the knowledge that muscle is simply not enough to fly taller girls, only perfect technique makes it hit.

    This is my first post, hi all :)
     
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    I love tall flyers
     
  8. xoxotumblerforeverxoxo

    xoxotumblerforeverxoxo I nugget in the back

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    In my opinion, I like any flyer that knows what they're doing tall or short.
     
  9. FullUpFierce

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    We have Sophie from our gym who is the tallest girl, however but she still flys and she looks BEAUTIFUL in the air.
    The man is this photo is no joke around 6'8. Sophie is around 5'9.
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  10. Morgankay88

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    I also love tall flyers. Their lines are so pretty. However most of my flyers are on the shorter side. Its just the way it worked out. But as a coach I have no problem flying tall girls. Whoever is the best flies!
     
  11. megaroo714

    megaroo714 I nugget in the back

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    im a tall flyer im taller then my backstop...
     
  12. Aw.Work.

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    i was too! and now im the side base and still the tallest in the group! haha
     
  13. megaroo714

    megaroo714 I nugget in the back

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    lol when my choreographer was doing the routine he was like makeing fun of me for being the tallest one in my group
     
  14. ang_k_

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    we don't really have tall flyers on my team, but we do have one girl with very long legs who flys, her body positions are gorgeous, which is why i love tall flyers. The long legs seem to make body postitions look better. A reason I find Maddie Gardner perfect for a center flyer
     
  15. Emily Jane

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

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    Is that big Matt? I thought he was 7 ft?