Happy Olympic Day!

All around the world, Olympic Day celebrations take place on June 23 to commemorate the birth of the modern-day Olympic Games in 1894. Today, people celebrate this special day by honoring the Olympic's three pillars “move”, “learn” and “discover”.

So you know what that means, it's time to celebrate Olympic Day within the cheerleading community!

In honor of this special day, we thought we would throw it back to some of our favorite moments from the Opening Ceremonies at 2019 ICU World Cheerleading Championships.


Similar to the Olympics, the Opening Ceremonies are the official start to the championship. At the ICU, the Opening Ceremonies include the parade of nations where athletes march in country by country to The Arena at the ESPN Wide World of Sports waving their flags proudly.

During this ceremony, athletes are all proudly dressed in their countries colors and as you watch every nation march in one by one, you see just how much cheerleading has spread around the world.

Check out some of our favorite moments from the 2019 ICU Opening Ceremonies!

What Cheerleading Taught Me: Eugene Bodden

Most cheerleaders and dancers join a team at a young age just looking for a hobby or an afterschool activity. But after years of practicing, conditioning, long game days, and competition weekends, these athletes look back on the hours spent with their teammates and realize that cheer and dance taught them a lot more than just the skills they learned on the mat.

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Watch The U.S. Finals Judges Choice Level 4, 5, & 6 Routines!

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Watch The U.S. Finals Judges Choice Level 3 Routines!

We had so much fun this weekend celebrating all the talented teams that took part in The U.S. Finals Virtual Championship!

Watch The U.S. Finals Judges Choice Level 1 Routines!

We had so much fun this weekend celebrating all the talented teams that took part in The U.S. Finals Virtual Championship!

Watch The U.S. Finals Judges Choice Level 2 Routines!

We had so much fun this weekend celebrating all the talented teams that took part in The U.S. Finals Virtual Championship!

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Over the last 15 years, Fair Lawn Cheer Army has brought more than 16 national championship titles home to New Jersey and they are looking to add a few more wins to their resume this weekend with The U.S. Finals Virtual Championship.

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