America sure loves a challenge.
The mannequin challenge is the latest craze sweeping the nation. The goal is to try and stand as perfectly still as possible to create the perfect snapshot of the atmosphere of a place at any given time.
That’s not all though, someone has to walk through the scene with a camera or phone to take video of it. College GameDay did it this past weekend and Rupp Arena was the latest location to tackle the craze on Sunday night.
— KYwildcatsTV (@KYwildcatsTV) November 7, 2016
Outside of the random screaming and hollering, this was pretty good. The more people there are, the more difficult it becomes because everyone has to cooperate and hold still at the exact same time. The hardest part comes in holding that pose for an extended period of time until the video is finished.
It also takes some top notch production skills from the camera operator to capture the entire scene including what everyone in the room (or arena in this case) is doing.
This of course stemmed from teenagers doing it first in high schools around the country and posting it to Twitter. The best ones tend to have extremely creative poses and it has taken the sports world by storm. Here’s a few other examples
— Chris Evans (@Kidnplay_abc123) November 4, 2016
— Pittsburgh Steelers (@steelers) November 4, 2016
— Rachel Nichols (@Rachel__Nichols) November 7, 2016