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Holly Willoughby wows in cheerleading uniform – see her impressive stunt

The Games presenter is getting stuck into her new role

Holly Willoughby wowed her followers and celebrity friends alike when she shared a video of herself performing an impressive cheerleading stunt.

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In the clip which was filmed as part of The Games, Holly is wearing a traditional cheerleading uniform, with her bob tied up with a big navy blue bow. The video shows Holly being lifted on one leg by her fellow cheerleaders before performing a backflip in the air.

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WATCH: Holly Willoughby wows fans with her cheerleading prowess

While it is the presenter who jumps into the arms of the fellow athletes, the video shows a pro cheerleader from London team Unity, being thrown in the air instead, taking on the role of Holly's stunt double.

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Holly captioned the video: "In my head… this happened," and her fellow TV stars were quick to jump in on the joke. Oti Mabuse wrote: "Always knew you could do backflips," while This Morning co-star Alison Hammond commented three laughing emojis.

All Saints singer Natalie Appleton also commented a laughing emoji, while fans were impressed with the stunt. One commented: "Literally rewound it telling my hubby 'wow look at Holly,'" while another wrote: "You could go very far with this cheerleading malarkey. Can't wait to watch the show again tonight."

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Holly Willoughby tried her hand at cheerleading

Holly loved her turn as a cheerleader so much she joked she was abandoning her presenting career in favour of the sport, telling her followers: "Morning… going to miss my @thismorning family this week however I've had a change of career and become a Cheerleader… it was only a matter of time."

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Fans immediately took to the comments to express their excitement over the new show, with one person writing: "Can't wait to see this tonight," while another added: "Go Holly. Can't wait to see you fly."

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Holly Willoughby wore a traditional cheerleading uniform for the stunt

Another fan commented: "You make an amazing cheerleader."

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