Lazer Cheer Academy wins in Atlanta

A team from Colburn-based Lazer Cheer Academy has been crowned national cheerleading champions after competing at a prestigious event in Atlanta.

Young people from across Richmondshire travelled to the US to take part in the Cheersport Nationals, which see 20,000 athletes from across the world taking part.

The club’s Royalty team won the international junior division one title, with all division winners crowned as national champions.

All winning cheerleaders receive a national champion jacket.

The group trains at Colburn Leisure Centre.