Cheerleader Generation

Discussion in 'High School Cheerleading' started by icequeen, May 2, 2019.

  1. Sterling von Shimmer

    Sterling von Shimmer I Fierce Board instead of work/study

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    Love it.


    I love how Ryan jumps into stunts. The best I can ever do is jump in as back. Which I mean obviously since I’m a grown woman amongst teenagers.

    I hate college practice wear. Hate it so much. Loose and baggy. Not into it. I can feel the sweat buildup in the armpits as a write this. And I’m wearing a tank.

    I love Kevin and his penchant for XXL super sugary coffee drinks. Such a boy. I’d kill to have a resting metabolism like that.

    Im really enjoying watching the community feel in at Ole Miss.

    It’s a bit of a downer knowing how things turned out with all the teams, but am still enjoying the ride.

    Overall, two poms up.
     
  2. Ems

    Ems I have my own cheer message board

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    I wish they followed more of Ole Miss cheer, last weeks episode focused almost solely on Dunbar. And I also wish they focused on the All Girl team too. Like, all girl won Game Day in 2018 and they had a stunt group take 4th this year... However, I love college/level 7 cheer, so I wouldn’t be mad if it was exclusively Ole Miss.
    But I love the show and look forward to watching it every week regardless!


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  3. Sterling von Shimmer

    Sterling von Shimmer I Fierce Board instead of work/study

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    I’m low-key wondering if maybe Dunbar in particular didn’t do well last year because the presence of the film crew was a distraction. I was vaguely aware they didn’t make it out of finals at UCA — which was surprising — but I just watched their performance and ooof... they were not the team we’ve come to know. Hopefully it was just a down year. It happens.
     
  4. notyourcheermom

    notyourcheermom Slow your roll, Sparkle. National Champion

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    Enjoying this show! Fun to watch with my senior in HS who is hoping to cheer in college.
     
  5. Keep_Believing

    Keep_Believing Slow your roll, Sparkle.

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    I often wonder that about Smoed. It seems they won Worlds more before the youtube show took off.
     
  6. oncecoolcoachnowmom

    oncecoolcoachnowmom Bestest Newbie '14

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    Offtopic:

    I wonder same in regards to the trend of athletes vlogging/filming their YouTube shows from comps, practices, etc.

    From a coaching perspective, that has to be distracting for kids.

    I am surprised more of their gyms/coaches don't ban cameras/vlogging and such during practice?
     
  7. luv2cheer92

    luv2cheer92 Moderator Staff Member Bracket Winner Video Curator

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    They only won once before the show started (twice if you count their junior coed year). And it was reaalllly popular, even that first year. They have won 4 times since.
     
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  8. Keep_Believing

    Keep_Believing Slow your roll, Sparkle.

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    Then I was wrong, the show hasn't hurt their wins.
     
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  9. Sterling von Shimmer

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    I think with AS, coaches definitely think there’s something to having a social media presence if only from a business standpoint. So while those videos about “Look how fun and funny we here at CA are!” might be a distraction for a few minutes, it might be worth it in terms of the new customers they bring in.

    I firmly believe one of the reasons SE is so stacked this year is because of their social media presence. Technically SE doesn’t have the most skilled athletes — CA does — but they’ve got very social media-friendly uniforms and routines that make their cheerleaders a joy to watch.
     
  10. oncecoolcoachnowmom

    oncecoolcoachnowmom Bestest Newbie '14

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    Call me a traditionalist but:

    Still not sure I like it.

    Vlogs and "awe cuteeee" don't win comps or make money.

    I doubt parents are forking over $x,000 because of vlogs and "omg so cute."
     
  11. WinstonsGirl

    WinstonsGirl I'm an announcer on CBS for Worlds (or should be)

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    Loving this show. I didn't get to watch the original one way back cos of no cable tv in Canada, but I agree that I love how it's all about cheer and not unnecessary drama. Though I do feel there's a lot of flyer blaming front the coaches, though that could just be editing based on which athletes are being featured more. But it always seems to be the flyers fault for stunts when it's clear to see basing problems too.
     
  12. Sterling von Shimmer

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    That’s all true, but if I’m a little kid/teen and I see a gorgeous and talented cheerleader looking like she’s having the time of her life at her gym on IG, then I’m for sure telling my mom I want to cheer at THAT gym. Because I want to be THAT girl. It’s just another way to advertise.

    That’s my theory anyway. Because otherwise I don’t know what reason coaches could have for allowing girls to take videos during practice time. It’s SUCH a distraction.
     
  13. Kentucky Girl

    Kentucky Girl I nugget in the back

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    I wonder if her son is gonna grow up to be a cheerleader just like his mommy? Hmm...
     
  14. CheerItFullOut

    CheerItFullOut When all else fails.... I shimmy

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    I can assure you...
    Smoed doesn’t even acknowledge the cameras are there at all... with that being said- I’m sure it’s a little different for HS
     
  15. XtremeWpg

    XtremeWpg I have my own cheer message board

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    Doe anyone know of there is a way to watch online in Canada? We don’t have cable and I haven’t been able to find it