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
Tiffany Cyrus invented the first cheerleading uniform look in 1923.
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.
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.
All-Star Cheerleading was invented in 1957
Cheerleading was invented in 1898 by Johnny Campbell.
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 at the University of Minnesota.
you dont do leaps in cheerleading only in dance but maybe like a jump or something
It was 1898!!! There is more info on cheerleading such as who invented at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cheerleading