Buzz·Posted on May 31, 201335 Things Every Cheerleader Will UnderstandMake your motions tighter, ladies and gents!by Arielle CalderonBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 1. Your drawers were fully stocked with Soffe shorts. statigr.am Probably still is. 2. And countless practice shirts. sweetest-addicti0n.tumblr.com 3. This is you every time someone says cheerleading isn't a sport. uncapping.tumblr.com 4. You did stunts anywhere you could, like at the pool. ill-owe-it-all-to-you.tumblr.com 5. Or the beach. krystallum.tumblr.com 6. And even the grocery store. rapha-the-flying-flyer.tumblr.com 7. You spent more time perfecting your toe-touches than practicing cheers. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF t-o-p-g-u-n.tumblr.com 8. And you know this sequence is way harder than it looks. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF just-werk-it-girl.tumblr.com 9. You most likely owned a pair of Asics. auctions.findtarget.com 10. Or shoes with switchable color paletts. finishline.com 11. You probably spent a good amount of money on these products. spirithalloween.com blogs.altru.org hidemyvaluables.com 12. You own several bows in different colors. thecheersociety.com 13. You worked those facials. back-full-twist.tumblr.com cheerchronicle.wordpress.com funnyfacials.tumblr.com 14. And threw in the occasional wink. buzzlol.com 15. Every time someone mocks you with "rah rah siss boom bah" you want to drop-kick them since no cheerleader ever says this. Ever. someecards.com 16. You know every line to this movie. drafthouse.com 17. And probably watched the awful sequels just so you could judge the routines. blogskins.com 18. You stopped everything you were doing to watch competitions on TV. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF teaanddimples.tumblr.com 19. You bragged about famous cheerleaders because you were so proud to share this connection. Max Butterworth/Nate Jones/PacificCoastNews.com; Seth Poppel/Yearbook Library; Seth Poppel/Yearbook Library 20. Your hair probably looked like this at games or competitions. aheartbeatsineightcounts.tumblr.com cheerleaderhairpieces.biz officialvirinicole.tumblr.com 21. And when your mom wasn't around to help do your curls, your teammates stepped in. 10sexyyears.tumblr.com 22. You've experienced or witnessed a lot of injuries in your life. Don Seabrook / Via m.wenatcheeworld.com And probably still showed up to practice. 23. People assumed you did cheerleading for the popularity, but you actually just loved the sport. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF lolsomeone-actually.tumblr.com Let's be honest, it was more about stunting and competitions than cheering at games. 24. You always started a routine saying "5-6-7-8." zazzle.com 25. You practiced these moves, even if you weren't a flyer. instagram.com Needle statigr.am Heel strech statigr.am Scorpion statigr.am Bow and arrow statigr.am Arabesque instaview.me Scale 26. Cheer camp was both stressful and awesome. statigr.am You felt like you might die a few times, but it was worth it. 27. Despite what your friends thought, you never did this move. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF djdonovan.tumblr.com 28. Your first basket toss was probably a little terrifying. statigr.am 29. And let's not even talk about your first kick full. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF teaanddimples.tumblr.com Flyer: "Will they catch me?"Bases: "Will we catch her?"Back spot: "This is totally going to give me a nose bleed." 30. Your parent's car definitely looked like this at every competition. statigr.am 31. This drives you absolutely insane. 32. There are several pictures like this in your house. hurstathletics.cstv.com 33. Your favorite part of practice was learning new, advanced stunts. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF forever-cheeer.tumblr.com 34. And you hoped to achieve a double or triple full one day. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF teaanddimples.tumblr.com 35. And no matter how long your practices were, how bad you injured your ankle, or how tiring learning a new routine was, you loved every minute of it. ivydrakeeeee.tumblr.com Want more awesome buzz in your life? Sign up for the BuzzFeed Today newsletter, and you’ll get our hottest stories in your inbox every morning!