Chasing Perfection: A Tumble Into the World of Competitive Cheerleading

NJ.com published Chasing Perfection: A Tumble Into the World of Competitive Cheerleading.

The Twinkles, ages 8 through 12, train at the World Cup All Stars Gym in Freehold, where they are redefining what it means to be a cheerleader. Forget right now about what you see on the sidelines at football games. This is cheerleading as a high-flying sport whose soaring participants work like professionals, often devoting six or seven days every week to training.