The latest challenge to have swept the social media is the ‘Invisible Box Challenge.’ We have had the Ice Bucket Challenge, bottle flip challenge, mannequin challenge, cinnamon challenge in the past but the latest viral trend seems to be rather difficult.
The Invisible Box challenge requires people to look like they’re stepping onto an invisible box ― something that isn’t as easy as it sounds.
The stunt was first demonstrated by Dontez Hines, a defensive back at Anderson University in Anderson, Indiana, in a video that he posted on his Twitter timeline.
Stepping over you haters like🤚🏽 pic.twitter.com/RDbyl8ywlf
— teedoe (@thecvmevp) August 18, 2017
But the challenge got huge this week when a video of high school cheerleader and Twitter user, Ariel Olivar, went viral.
challenge accepted pic.twitter.com/QQ1JWbkXx0
— ariel (@arielo1220) December 2, 2017
“Honestly, that was the first time I had ever tried it,” Olivar told Chron.com. “The video was my third time trying it. It’s hard to explain, I just keep the leg in the same exact spot. It is actually kind of challenging keeping it there. The technique, if you want to make it look like [the video], is to bring the other leg higher than the other as if you are actually stepping over a box.”
Her tweet has been liked more than 290,000 times and retweeted more than 146,000 times since it was posted on Saturday.
The tweet has prompted other users to also try it out. While some really suck at it, some have completely nailed it.
— cracky raps (@crackyraps) December 3, 2017
Challenge accepted pic.twitter.com/JdOKKdzhXB
— Holly (@HollyStier) December 3, 2017
— kt (@salicylics) December 3, 2017
Mines better pic.twitter.com/tlVECqQiZT
— Jay G™ (@issawolf_) December 3, 2017
— E.J. Valdez (@ejv32_) December 3, 2017