Dance
Cheerleaders turning up level with mesmerizing dance routine
They're so clean and sharp, they got lot of views in youtube but way less that it deserves in our opinion.
Kenny Fernandez
10.04.21

Many sports teams have their fans. And driving those fans on are the cheerleaders on the sideline with special chants, dance moves, and formations. In addition to cheerleading, there are also dance teams. Physically taxing, cheer and dance teams have taken on a popularity all their own with cheer and dance team competitions taking place across the country.

One university dance team is showing just how amazing the students are that take part in this popular activity are.

What are cheerleading and dance teams?

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Flickr – Dirk DBQ

Cheerleader teams across the U.S. cheer their school’s teams on from the sidelines. Dance teams, on the other hand, entertain the crowd in between periods and quarters.

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Cheer and dance teams are popular across the country

Cheer and dance squad involvement extend way past high school, with colleges and professional sports teams utilizing cheerleaders to pump up the crowd. Dance teams, meanwhile, opens up many other opportunities past college.

The difference between cheer and dance teams

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There are similarities between the two, especially when it comes to competitions, with cheer and dance using many of the same moves and props. The main difference between cheer and dance is the moves involved and the greater degree of choreography that go into a dance routine.

The University of Minnesota Dance Team steals the spotlight

YouTube Screenshot – Travis Cahill
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YouTube Screenshot – Travis Cahill

When the University of Minnesota Gopher Spirit Squad took the floor at a competition, they were ready to show the crowd just how talented they all were. Suffice it to say, they didn’t disappoint.

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YouTube Screenshot – Travis Cahill

The crowd was delighted to hear the familiar refrains of “Survivor” by Destiny’s Child and began to cheer as the music started to play. The dancers immediately kicked it into high gear with their high-energy routine, moving and twirling to the music.

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YouTube Screenshot – Travis Cahill

Soon, the members of the dance team were spinning and swaying at a high pace as the music continued to play. Most impressive was their synchronicity, which was spot on.

Dancing with synchronized precision

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YouTube Screenshot – Travis Cahill

With the precision of many days of practice, the dance team showed off their awesome dance skills. Before too long, the whole crowd was into the fast-paced routine.

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YouTube Screenshot – Travis Cahill

Then it was off to the crescendo as the dancers kept their high-energy moves up until the very end. And then it was over, the crowd erupted into cheers, fully impressed with the dance team’s skill.

To see their incredibly precise and high-energy dance routine, click on the video below!

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Source: Travis Cahill

H/T: YouTube – Travis Cahill, Gopher Sports, Dance Parent 101

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By Kenny Fernandez
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Kenny Fernandez is a contributor at SBLY Media.
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