Cheerleading's Stereotypes

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Cheerleading’s stereotype is traditionally girls in tiny skirts, with bows in their hair, and lots of makeup. However, it started out as a male’s sport. For about the first forty years of cheerleading, women were not allowed to take part in the sport. Now, ninety-seven percent of all cheerleaders are female, according to Serendip Studios. This same website also showed that the male presence is still very prominent. Fifty percent of all college cheerleaders are male. Therefore, the men are still making a statement in the cheer world, and it wouldn’t be the same without them, but women made cheering what it is, after all when they joined the cheer teams, so did tumbling and stunting. They made cheerleading what it is.

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