Story: Marching teams and cheerleaders

Dance-style cheerleading

Dance-style cheerleading

Dance-style cheerleading has become part of the entertainment at men's professional sporting fixtures. It is distinct from the more gymnastic style of competitive cheerleading. Here, cheerleaders for the Auckland Blues Super Rugby team, dressed in their team's colours, go through their pre-match routine.

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Charlotte Macdonald, 'Marching teams and cheerleaders - Cheerleading', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 12 August 2022)

Story by Charlotte Macdonald, published 5 Sep 2013