As we prepare to run our first Paracheer workshop I am reminded again that many people don’t know what Cheerleading actually is and that this can be a barrier to people who may be interested but unsure what they are getting themselves into. Ever since we started cheerleading (waaaayyyy back in 2005!) we have encountered people giving us bemused looks when we mention we are cheerleaders and then saying either “I thought they only did that in America” or “is that like, shaking
We’re really excited to announce the first ever Paracheer workshop is here! Come, join us and discover the wonderful opportunities and awesome new stunts that working with an integrated team of disabled and non-disabled athletes will bring.
In April 2014 (just before Worlds) the ICU invited us to participate in discussions about creation of a “Paracheer” division within the Worlds competition. The intention is to have national teams of mixed disab