Who invented the first jump in cheerleading?


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2011-09-13 16:23:34
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johnny Campbell invented the first jump in Cheerleading

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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.

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.

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Yale university by a group of men. women weren't aloud to cheer.

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