Watch Elite CrossFit Athletes Try (and Fail) to Keep Up with Ballerina Isabella Boylston

May 25, 2017

Yes, yes, we know: Dancers are athletes as well as artists. But we haven’t seen anything hammer home just HOW athletic dancers are quite as well as this video from Self magazine, which features American Ballet Theatre principal/fairy princess Isabella Boylston trying to teach top-level CrossFit enthusiasts ballet.

They’re some of the strongest guys around. And they’re excellent sports (pun intended) about this experiment. But there’s just no keeping up with Bella.

They can do a mean press lift, though: