Dance Queen! Russian synchronized swimmer shows off her effortless underwater dance routine with stiletto heels and fishnet tights
- Kristina Makushenko, 26, from Russia, is a synchronized swimming champion
- She went to TikTok to show her amazing underwater dancing skillskunst
- Video of her dancing to Michael Bublé’s Feeling Good in heels has over 5 million views
A champion synchronized swimmer has shown off her effortless underwater dance skills on TikTok with a pair of stiletto heels and fishnet tights.
Kristina Makushenko, 26, from Moscow, competed internationally in synchronized swimming with the Russian national team and won two gold medals at the 2011 European Junior Championships.
She has since retired from competitive artistic swimming but has become an online sensation thanks to her amazing underwater dance routines, with over a million followers on TikTok.
Kristina Makushenko, 26, a champion synchronized swimmer, showed off her effortless underwater dancing skills on TikTok wearing a pair of stiletto heels and fishnet tights
The influencer, from Moscow, is now based in Miami and has become an online sensation with a video of her dancing to Michael Bublé’s Feeling Good, which has been viewed more than 5 million times
In a viral video with more than five million views, Kristina pulls off her impressive moves as they dance underwater to Michael Bublé’s Feeling Good in high heels and fishnet tights.
Showing incredible flexibility, the Miami-based influencer pulls out the slits while standing and upside down in a pair of stilettos.
Her mesmerizing routine begins in a pose at the bottom of the pool and then she smoothly transitions her body into a series of incredible shapes with fast-changing movements to the music.
Kristina spins around doing back flips underwater, then grabs her leg and pauses in a reverse horizontal split.
The clip cuts to one of her signature moves, where she does a slow, upside-down runway strut the surface of the pool water, making ripples with her high heels.
Kristina shows incredible flexibility, doing backflips underwater before grabbing her leg and pausing in an inverted horizontal split
During her mesmerizing routine, she smoothly transitions her body into a series of incredible shapes in some fast-changing moves to the music
The clip cuts to one of her signature moves, where she takes a slow, upside-down catwalk prop on the surface of the pool water, making ripples with her high heels
She finishes the display with panache, pulling her legs into a V shape in one last impressive show of flexibility.
People flooded the comments with praise for the unique achievement, with people commenting on the difficulty she completed with ease.
A fellow ex-synchronized swimmer wrote: “All due respect to you. I used to do synchronized swimming in high school, and what you just did was amazing!!’
While one TikTok user joked, “If anyone ever sees me moving in the water like this, know that I’m drowning and need help.”
People flooded the comments with praise for the unique achievement, with people commenting on the difficulty she completed with ease
Another wrote: ‘I can’t even walk very well on dry land’, to which Kristina replied: ‘Trust me, I [n]or… just in water.’
TikTok user Aineogg commented, “This is what 8-year-old I THOUGHT she was doing on pool days.”
Kristina started artistic swimming at the age of nine and now lives in Florida, where she works as a synchronized swimming coach and social media influencer.
Kristina competed internationally in synchronized swimming with the Russian national team, winning two gold medals at the 2011 European Junior Championships