The Texas A&M gymnastics team just raised the bar on the Mannequin Challenge craze that’s now spread across the ocean.
The video posted on Facebook by Aggie gymnast Morgan Moore has already gotten almost 2 million views and had almost 21,000 shares as of 11 a.m. Wednesday.
The video shows a gymnast standing frozen on his hands on parallel bars at a 70 degree angle, and another hanging from a horizontal bar by his toes. Another is standing still on his hands on a pommel horse. And there’s another teammate pretzled upside-down on gymnastic rings.
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Commenters were impressed:
Kristen Wiig, this week’s host of Saturday Night Live, got into the act with the SNL cast and crew in a video posted on YouTube on Monday:
Got to admit, the Sesame Street version was fairly involved:
The Perth Wildcats down under managed to get 11,000-plus people in Perth Arena to freeze last weekend:
Quite an evolution from the video that Twitter’s history says started the internet fad: