Who invented cheerleading stunts?


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2014-09-17 19:01:21
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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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