TikTok woman running in high heels

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Woman sprinting across rocks in heels is TikTok’s newest hero

'A greater athlete than Tom Brady.'

 

Bryan Rolli

Internet Culture

Published Feb 12, 2021

A woman left millions of viewers in awe when she uploaded a TikTok of herself dashing across a variety of harsh terrains in perilously high heels.

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TikToker @feliciamonique08 first stunned viewers with her ankles and calves of steel on Wednesday when she replicated a challenge from @cityboiixx. “Bitch, who can’t run in heels?” @cityboiixx asks, then proceeds to dash across the pavement in four different pairs of pointy shoes. SpongeBob Squarepants’ “Jellyfish Jam” is playing in the background. Obviously.

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@feliciamonique08 recreated the video, but instead of dashing across pavement, she ran through a field. Viewers were still dazzled; the video has earned more than 1.9 million views and 350,000 likes since @feliciamonique08 uploaded it two days ago.

https://www.tiktok.com/@feliciamonique08/video/6927638441681308934

But @feliciamonique08 wasn’t content to stop at four levels. Yesterday, she uploaded a second video running across even harder surfaces in Pleaser heels. She traversed concrete, asphalt, grass and dirt, and rocks and dirt at supersonic speed, never once faltering. 

https://www.tiktok.com/@feliciamonique08/video/6928020322465615110

Viewers were spellbound. @feliciamonique08’s second challenge video is twice as popular as her first, accumulating more than 3.8 million views in less than 24 hours. 

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“The strongest ankles I have EVER seen,” one viewer commented.

“If the apocalypse happens, I want you on my team,” another wrote. 

@feliciamonique08’s incredible feats of athleticism have since migrated to Twitter, where users were similarly amazed. 

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Twitter user @yagirltoomuch offered some widely retweeted praise: “A greater athlete than Tom Brady.”


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*First Published: Feb 12, 2021, 10:44 am CST