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Shes ditzy Theyre snobs What an airhead and the list of unflattering traits goes on - when referring to cheerleaders chances are youve probably heard them all Just a social club of good-looking girls who wouldnt give the average Joe the time of day right Wrong Cheerleaders are athletes In years past high school cheerleaders needed only to be pretty perky and popular However over the last decade cheerleading has been recognized as a competitive sport more each day Blood sweat and tears are revealed through their hard work determination and dedication They workout they lift weights they sweat the get injured they practice and they perform Therefore why do they have to constantly defend their sport and themselves Stereotyping is so common in our society that when you meet someone for the first time you are often stereotyped before you even reach hello The way people perceive us can have a profound effect on how we see ourselves Stereotyping is most often someones perception of an individual or a group based on social status educational level race or even looks Everybody is guilty of it and everybody has been subjected to it sometime in his or her life It is easier to put a label on someone and place them in a niche we feel they fit in rather than to get to know them as a person In recent years prejudgment is something Ive experienced first-handedly As a result I have learned to educate people when an opportunity arises to explain what my life my sport is all about Granted that there will be some people who youll never be able to change their way of thinking Thats okay As long as they respect your opinion and in turn you respect them for theirs Even my big brother the star football player in his high school years teases me to this day Now I just smile and say Brennon you throw a
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