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Have you ever wondered what it is like to be a cheerleader? Have you ever wondered what struggles each and every cheerleader goes through? Well the new show Cheer on Netflix will give you that adrenaline pumping, exciting look into what the cheer world actually looks like.

Why did we put Cheer on The Shelf?

Throughout the show, you get an inside look as to exactly what struggles each athlete goes through, such as heartbreak, acceptance, and the physical impact that tumbling upside down for hours can put your body through. Believe me – it is rough. After each practice, you go home with new bumps and bruises.

Now let’s talk powerful people. Monica Aldama. My gosh. She is one of the most powerful, most know female coaches taking lead of the team Navarro Cheer. She is feisty, loyal, and sometimes cruel. But at the end of each day – she has such a powerful love for each and every one of the members on the team.

Cheer belongs on the The Shelf

The most memorable characters throughout the show are Jerry Harris, La’Darius Marshall, Gabi Butler, and Lexi Brumback. Such inspiring young athletes. The show and the team would not have made it without them. Each athlete has such a different take on cheerleading, a different background, most a rough upbringing but that’s what makes them who they are. Inspiring. Powerful. Amazing athletes.

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Lastly, let’s talk about the ending. Oh My. I have never been so on the edge of my chair. The breathtaking challenges they face. The amazing performances by other teams. And the hardships each athlete goes through the day of competition, it’s unbelievable. You feel as if you are right there with them, experiencing exactly what they are going through. You have to watch it to feel it, you have to watch it. That’s just it.

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If you are captivated by amazing tricks, superhuman strength and learning what it takes to be a cheerleader, Cheer is the show for you. You need to put Cheer on your shelf right now. It is a heart-throbbing, super relatable show, that overall gives you a look past the pom-poms and the glitter. This show goes through each athletes’ hardships, this show goes through each turning point Monica Aldama goes through while leading her team to the world championships.