We were all pretty fascinated with the routines (and drama!) in Bring It On, and millions of fans secretly wished they could have been part of the squad. Cheerleading has had a special place in American culture since the 1950s, often an elite social clique in our high school experience.
For better, or for worse — we all noticed them!
Plenty To Cheer About
While your high school team seemed like it was full of cheer and fun, the college level has been transformed into a serious athletic endeavor in recent decades!
Around 98% of female cheerleaders are trained gymnasts, and it certainly shows in the high velocity moves broadcast on ESPN every year. Let’s take a look at the most competitive university-level teams in every state today.