Before meeting Mari – whose sister is a cheerleader for the Dallas Mavericks – I had never really considered cheerleading as a profession or industry. Truth be told, I never really thought about cheerleading at all.

Today – after three internetless days camping – I’ve been arrowing through my RSS feeds like a madman, trying to catch up on the deluge of info. My mouth fell open when I came across this:


Jen is also helpful enough to explain that cheerleaders are judged on “facials,” which according to is commonly mispelled (by the cheerleaders I assume) as “facails.”

And, yes, the only reason I’m posting this is to use the keywords “cheerleaders” and “facials” which will bring an extra million viewers to our humble abode.