Make Cheerleading a Sport

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Cheerleading is just as strenuous an activity, if not more so, than any other organized sport. It has competitions just like any other sport. Unfortunately it is not getting the proper funding or proper medical support that other sports enjoy at the junior high/high school levels. Furthermore the institution of competitive cheerleading is basically a monopoly run by Varsity Spirit. I urge Congress to act now to include cheerleading under Title IX as a sport to benefit the future generations of children who wish to pursue it.

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Definition of Sport:
noun: sport
1. an activity involving physical exertion and skill in which an individual or team competes against another or others for entertainment.

Hello people...... that is a cheerleader!! My daughter is more physically fit and works and trains harder then most boys her age. The cheer team holds more state title wins, then the football team they cheer for. When the golf team is listed as a sport and cheerleading is listed as a club, I have a huge problem with that. Give these girls and guys their credit due and make cheerleading a sport!!