Friday, December 1, 2023

Aircraft pilot revives the Chona Challenge — on the runway

The Chona Challenge is back and reaching new heights thanks to an airplane pilot.

The challenge is to step out of a slow-moving vehicle — which you are driving — and dance alongside to a tune by a band from Tijuana while someone else takes a video of the performance.

Videos of dancing drivers went viral earlier this summer but the popularity of the challenge has been waning. Until now, having been revived not by a motorist but the pilot of a private aircraft.

Alejandra Manríquez, a Mexican pilot who was reported two years ago to be dating Portuguese soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo and flying his private plane, did the challenge on the runway.

In a video posted online, the pilot springs from her seat in the cockpit of a taxiing plane and, with a companion, descends the stairs on to the tarmac before beginning the Chona Challenge dance moves.

As with many Chona videos, it drew admiration from some and criticism from others.

However, apparently neither pilots nor planes were harmed in the recording of the video.

Source: Vanguardia (sp)

Pilot Manríquez, left, dances the Chona Challenge.


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