You may have seen the viral video of a cheerleader jumping over an “invisible” box. It’s an impressive move that has everything to do with strength and body coordination. But a few YouTubers have attempted to pull off more than a magic trick by stepping over multiple boxes… a feat that seems impossible.
Captain Disillusion, the finest bullshit detector on YouTube, does an excellent job explaining how those multi-box jumpers pull off the camera effects before doing it himself:
I could’ve told you there were camera tricks involved, but it’s amazing to see just how complicated it is behind the scenes — and how easy it is to mess up.