Cheerleading isn’t an easy sport, that’s for sure. However, there are some teams who take things to the next level with their abilities – leaving crowds utterly mesmerized.
The squad from Columbus High School ended up turning on the heat during the GHSA State Championships. Their routine is so spectacular in fact, it earned them the title of State Champs that year.
Besides winning over judges these cheerleaders have won over the internet as well. It’s a performance that’s gathered more than 13 million views. Get ready to be blown away like the rest of the world!
Cheerleaders are talented athletes who are an asset to any high school. Besides being supportive figures, there are teams that go beyond cheering at football games and pep-assemblies.
The Lady Blue Devils from Columbus, Georgia were a competitive cheerleading squad who earned a spot in their state’s championship. A competitive routine usually combines techniques from dance and tumbling, along with jumps and stunts.
Dressed in their school’s red and blue uniforms, the girls began their performance in a pose. Only moments later they were setting the floor ablaze with their skills.
With a variety of songs in the background, the Columbus High cheerleaders quickly jumped into their energetic routine. It’s full of fun, fast-paced, and high-flying moves that had the audience awestruck.
They even incorporate Manfred Mann’s old-school classic, “Doo Wah Diddy Diddy” into the beginning of the performance.
Cheerleading has come a long way since back in the day.
Interestingly enough, females weren’t included when college clubs began forming in the late 1800s, which were kept all-male.
According to Varsity, females weren’t allowed to cheer at the University of Minnesota until 1923. The most growth of women joining cheer took place in the ’40s, however, when numerous male students went off to WWII.
Over time it’s progressed into the sport that it is, with females proving they have what it takes to be amazing cheerleaders.
The Blue Devils showed everyone their incredible routine that must have taken a lot of time, practice, and dedication.
If you find dance and acrobatic performances captivating – you’re going to be hooked on this one from beginning to end. Throughout the video, the music switches between a variety of artists like Miley Cyrus, Pitbull, and cast from High School Musical too.
Once you press play below you’ll soon realize why the Columbus High School team was named the State Champions in their AAA division.
As it turns out, people on the internet can’t get enough of watching the routine either. There are many viewers who’ve even returned to visit the video.
One person wrote:
“The choreography in the routine is absolutely unmatched. Probably the best choreography of any cheer time I’ve ever seen. I’ve been watching this video for years.”
Another commenter even gets emotional watching the Lady Blue Devils.
“I’ve watched this routine many many times over the last few years, and still, I can feel their energy so much that I tear up. Love love love it”
A woman shared:
“Obsessed. Completely, and utterly, obsessed. With them, their routine, their music. EVERYTHING”
It’s hard to believe these cheerleaders were only in high school with how talented they are. You can enjoy their performance for yourself below!
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