Why cheerleading should be considered a sport.
That is why I love being a cheerleader.
Also, according to the National Federation of High School Athletic Associations, fewer than half the states in country recognize cheerleading as a sport (“NFHS”).
Cheer Debate: Is Cheerleading a Sport
The fact that a respected national athletic organization and a majority of states do not recognize cheerleading as a sport implies that it is viewed primarily as entertainment.
Read the pros and cons of the debate Cheerleading is a sport
The first part of the definition was "an athletic activity requiring skill or prowess". I don't know how many of you had actually paid attention to the cheerleaders besides just looking at them based off their looks, but their formations, flips, tumbles and tosses are kind of difficult to pull off.
Cheerleading is a Sport by Hailey Howard on Prezi
Meanwhile, the sport of Basketball invented in 1891, also grew in popularity and became a major sport where cheerleading also continued to develop and prosper over the next 100 years....
Persuasive Essay Cheerleading Is a Sport - 1805 Words
Now that we're done picking apart the official definition of a sport, let's compare it to other things that are recognized as sports that are remarkably similar to cheerleading. The first of these sports is gymnastics.