For some 9 year olds, it’s all about playing dolls and lolling around making loom band bracelets. For young Rylea May van Alhen of New Zealand though, it’s a whole different story! The talented youngster has been competing as an athlete for half of her 9 years, and now hopes to be able to get to the US Open Cheer and Dance Nationals. The competition will be held in California next year. The youngster said that ever since watching a cheerleading movie called Bring It On, she wanted to be a professional cheerleader.
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