This kind of tricky words - Cheerleading - called sport that combines elements of the show, and spectator sports (dance, gymnastics, acrobatics). Well, if in a simple way - colorful cheerleader teams.
Cheerleading originated in the United States in the 1870s and gained the most widespread by the middle of the XX century. The approximate translation of the name: the leaders of support groups.
Cheerleading can be divided into two main areas:
in fact, a support group of sports teams and clubs - attract viewers (fans) to the stadiums, the creation of a favorable climate in the stadium, reducing the aggressive mood of the fans, the fans.
In 1998, the International Federation of Cheerleading (IFC) was founded, which later, in addition to the member countries of the European Association, entered Japan - a country where in 2001 in Tokyo, the first championship cheerleading world. Included in the IFC and Russia.
In Russia, there is a relatively recent cheerleading. Originates in Russia, he got together with the appearance of American football. Chirlidingovaya first team in Russia was established in 1996.
A significant for the Russian Cheerleading became the sixth world championship in cheerleading (CWC), held on 26-27 November 2011 in Hong Kong. Then the 1st place in the category Cheer Dance 16+ (Senior) won the Moscow team "Non Stop", becoming the 12 years in the sport the first Russian team to win the title of world champions.
Some of the celebrities who were engaged in the past Cheerleading: Madonna, Paula Abdul, Ronald Reagan, Franklin Roosevelt, George W. Bush, Meryl Streep, Steve Martin, Cameron Diaz, Michael Douglas, Jamie Lee Curtis, Samuel L. Jackson, Jennifer Lawrence.
Well, in terms of support for sports clubs, in the field and in the halls of men is rarely seen. Therefore, members of support groups can be called so - cheerleaders. (Photo by Eric Christian Smith):
Pipidastrami now commonly called multi-colored furry pompoms that during sports matches waving the girls from the support team, also known as cheerleaders. (Photo by Mark Humphrey):
In fact, what are holding cheerleaders - just an ordinary pompom. In English, he has a nickname cheering duster, panicle for courage, he got it for a certain similarity with household items, designed to remove dust. (Photo by Bill Feig):
Also note that in terms of the official of the Russian association of the sport, active speaking girls from the support team should be called "cheerleading", through the letter E. However, the Russian spelling dictionary fixed rate through writing "and" - cheerleading. (Photo by Rick Scuteri):
cheerleaders at Wembley Stadium in London, England, October 2, 2016. (Photo by Ben Hoskins):
August 27, 2016 in Denver. (Photo by Joe Mahoney):
cheerleaders at the stadium in Florida, September 1, 2016. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann):
The state of Minnesota, 28 August 2016. (Photo by Hannah Foslien):
(Photo by Joe Mahoney):