Bullitt Co. squad could help make cheerleading an Olympic sport

Updated: Jan. 18, 2017 at 7:14 PM EST
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BULLITT COUNTY, KY (WAVE) - A local cheerleading squad could write the way for a new Olympic sport.

The Eastside Middle School's national champion cheerleading squad learned they will be the junior league representatives for the International Cheerleading Union, or ICU.

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The ICU is currently working with the Olympic committee to possibly get cheerleading added as an Olympic sport by 2020.

Eastside has two cheer teams, both of which are national champions.

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