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Megan Welter is not your typical pro-American football cheerleader. There is no denying the sport is tough—cheerleading accounts for 60-70 per cent of catastrophic injuries among female high school athletes—but this 28-year-old member of the Arizona Cardinals squad has a background not generally associated with pompoms and hot pants. She's a United States Army veteran who served as a platoon leader in Iraq.
Welter started doing baby ballet classes when she was three years old and danced competitively from the age of nine. After high school, she participated on her college dance team. When sheRead More »from From platoon leader in the war in Iraq to NFL cheerleader