11 Reasons Cheerleading Is A Badass Sport

Do you even lift? Oh, weights? That’s cute.

1. It’s a lot harder to lift weights when your weights happen to be people.

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2. Handstands are hard… Now handstands on hands are another story.

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3. A sport where you keep your feet on the floor…. Boooorrrrring. Twenty feet in the air is more like it.

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4. Because this looks an awful lot like something you’d see at the Summer Olympics.

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5. Cheerleaders practice for months to fit all their skills in a two minute and thirty second routine.

Jumps, Tumbling, Stunts, Basket tosses, Pyramids… There’s no time for breathing here.

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6. Cheerleading takes having trust in your teammates to a whole new level.

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7. Cheerleaders are the most flexible athletes out there.

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8. Timing is everything.

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9. Cheerleaders have incredible body control and strength.

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10. They can make it look effortless.

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11. And they don’t need no man!

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So next time someone tries to tell you cheerleading isn’t a sport…

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