Name: Darby Leetch
Grade in School: Kindergarten
School Name/Gym Name: Ultimate Athletics
Hometown: Round Lake, IL.
Signature Tumbling Skills (standing and running):
Back Handspring step out, front walk over, round off three back handsprings
Signature Basket skills: Double full basket, kick-kick double basket
Signature Stunting Skills: Double Up immediate over stretch, triple tick tock to stretch, double down.
Awards/Recognition: WSF National Champion 2011, Jam Fest Super Nationals Champion 2013, Heart of UA award two years in a row, featured on America’s Got Talent, featured in the Nfinity Worlds commercial.
What makes you a great leader for your team? “I try really hard no matter I am asked to do.” I let everyone take a turn to be in the front of the line. I also get really excited when my friends learn something new. My teammates are my best friends.” (In the words of Darby)
What part of cheerleading do you enjoy the most? I love to tumble. I am learning so many new skills and I can’t wait to do them at competition.
Do you consider cheerleading a sport? Why? Oh yes! Because we wear sporty shoes and do lots of exercise.Read More