Costa Rica Sports – Costa Rica’s selection of children with special needs takes the gold in the World Cheerleading Championships. The team is made up of children with different cognitive abilities.
They traveled to ESPN in Orlando, Florida, United States to compete in the competition organized by the International Cheer Union. The United States’ team came in second place and Canada’s took third.
In addition to the Selection of Special Needs team, the Junior Advance team also competed. It was their first time competing at this type of event and they took fourth place.
The Cheer & Dance Federation of Costa Rica also got two other awards. One was for being the national team with the most global exposure and overcoming all adversities and the other for having been recognized by the Olympic Committee of Costa Rica.