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What is Stunting?
   Stunting involves one or more team members lifting or tossing another team member to create a spectacular visual effect.  Advanced stunting involves pyramid building, fully extended lifts and basket tosses.  (This element is now called Acrobatic Cheer).
   How Stunting is Judged
   Stunting increases in complexity and is judged in several ways:
   Lifts:  The speed, complexity, and originality of the mount - the method by which the flyer is lifted or thrown by the base(s) into a final position or technique, and the degree of difficulty that the flyer performs while in the mount (usually a show of balance and flexibility). The speed, originality and complexity of the dismount performed - the method by which the flyer is (safely) returned to the floor.
   Pyramids:  Are formed by integrating lift-stunts into multiple levels of performers.
   Tosses:  The degree of difficulty, originality and complexity that is performed by the  flyer while in the air (usually a gymnastic or diving technique) and the height that is achieved by the flyer when being tossed by the base(s).
   Transitions - the complexity, speed and originality by which one stunt is connected to the next or combined with another synchronous stunt.
   Control and Stability - the stability that the base(s) provide to the flyer AND the evident degree of trust and confidence the flyer has while in the stunt.
   Athletic individuals with good overall body strength (arms, back and legs) typically do very well as bases.  Gymnasts typically excel as flyers.