A photo of the man who invented cheerleading?


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2011-01-12 13:30:02
2011-01-12 13:30:02

Here is The Minnestoa Gopher,Jonny Campbell.

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Go to and search cheerleading, there is a picture of him on that page.

Johnny Campbell is the man who invented cheerleading. He invented this sport in 1905. The first college with a cheerleading squad was the University of Minnesota.

Cheerleading was invented to lead the crowd in encouraging cheers.

Cheerleading was invented in 1898 by Johnny Campbell.

johnny Campbell invented the first jump in cheerleading

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The proper spelling would be Herkie, after the 'founding father of cheerleading' Lawrence "Herkie" Herkimer, the man who created the jump. He had many firsts in the world of cheerleading.

Cheerleading was invented at the University of Minnesota.

It was 1898!!! There is more info on cheerleading such as who invented at

The person who invented cheerleading, believe it or not, was a boy. His name was Johnny Campbell. Cheer was invented in 1898

cheerleading was invented to cheer on the team and pump up the cowd.

Cheerleading was invented in 1898 by a man named Jhonny Campbell. It was an all male activity till the 1940's.

A college didn't, a individual did.

Minnesota, at the University of Minnesota/

the year that cheerleading was invented was the year 1898 when johnny Campbell had got together 6 male students and cheered for the first time at univirsity minnesota

cheerleading was invented my a group of friends who stood on the side lines at a school sports game and cheered on their team.

Cheerleading stunts were invented by Lawrence 'Herkie' Herkimer. He is credited with not only creating moves like the 'herkie,' but also patenting the pom-pom and the spirit stick.

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It's changed many ways since it was invented. Cheerleading has gotten more competitive. Also, it has gotten harder.

yes, johnny campell "invented" for lack of a better word, cheerleading. He was at a football game, when he started saying chants and got more and more people doing it. That became known as cheerleading and has formed into cheerleading today. :]

it should be invented around 2007.

Many jumps in cheering such as the toe-touch and the pike jump were already being used in gymnastics and rhythmic gymnastics. The first jump unique to cheerleading is the herkie jump invented by Lawrence Herkimer in 1949

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There were no cheerleaders in 1898. cheerleading was not invented until the early1900s

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