Is Cheerleading A Sport?

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Is cheerleading a sport? By Jennifer Estrada, Junior News Page Editor Every cheerleader gets fired up when someone tries to argue with them that cheerleading is not a sport. Whether the person making an assumption is a football player in one of your classes, a teacher who talks down about cheerleading, or a friend who doesn’t understand the significance of cheerleading. Most professional cheerleaders want people to know that being a cheerleader does make you an athlete. The truth is that there really isn 't an "official" definition of a sport. The civil rights makes this determination on a case by case basis. The Women’s Sports Foundation has now narrowed the field down of what is considered a sport. The elements that are commonly agreed

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