Reblogging this as strike up 5 consecutive years of loyal attendance at the BCA Nationals in Telford . . . and finally considering buying one of those “I am a Cheer Dad” t-shirts.
Cheerleading is probably not what you think it is. You may have visions of teenage dancers in two-bit skirts and coloured pom-poms whipping up the crowd at some sporting event. But it has become a tremendously demanding and technical competitive sport for real athletes. It is a mix of acrobatics, tumbling, stunts and dance glued together by formations, pyramids and ridiculously high spirits.
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