A prep stunt Prep A stunt in which the flyer stands on two bases' hands and is risen up to chin length height. The flyer may put her arms up into a high V. They will then place their hands like an open book in front of them and dip together. The most common way that this is done is with the back spot to count, "One, two. An elevator is a cheerleading stunt where both the bases start in the same position as a normal prep, but they are bent down more with their hands open like a book touching the ground. The flyer then steps into the bases hands, and the flyer slowly starts rising into the air, hence the name "elevator.