Cheerleading is an activity in which the participants (called cheerleaders) cheer for their team as a form of encouragement.

Cheerleading routines typically range anywhere from one to three minutes, and contain components of tumbling

Modern cheerleading is very closely associated with American football and basketball.

Cheerleading originated as an all-male activity in the United States, and remains predominantly in America

The global presentation of cheerleading was led by the 1997 broadcast of ESPN's International cheerleading competition,

The global presentation of cheerleading was led by the 1997 broadcast of ESPN's International cheerleading competition,

The global presentation of cheerleading was led by the 1997 broadcast of ESPN's International cheerleading competition,

The global presentation of cheerleading was led by the 1997 broadcast of ESPN's International cheerleading competition,

The global presentation of cheerleading was led by the 1997 broadcast of ESPN's International cheerleading competition,

The global presentation of cheerleading was led by the 1997 broadcast of ESPN's International cheerleading competition,