Is Cheerleading a Sport? BYU Cheer Chimes In

BYU’s The Universe published Is Cheerleading a Sport? BYU Cheer Chimes In, continuing the debate.

“Is (cheerleading) a sport right now?” she said. “No, I would say it’s not a sport, but is it athletic? Yes, absolutely. … Are these kids competing at a national level? Are they putting their bodies through majorly athletic skills? Yes, absolutely.”