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World Championship success for Monash's Cheer Champ Rebecca Fancke

One of Monash’s own Cheerleading Champs Rebecca Fancke (Bec) has taken on the world’s best with her local team from Northcote, and placed 5th in the International All Star Federation (IASF) World Cheerleading Championships in Orlando, Florida.
The Monash Masters of Teaching student competed with team Lady Reign against 42 other teams from all over the world, including the US, Canada, England, France, Spain and Norway.
The event was held over two days in April, but only three teams from each country could qualify for day two of the competition. Bec said her Lady Reign teammates, who competed in the International All Girl Open Level 5 (IO5) division, were all very nervous they would not make it through to the second day.


“Usually in my division there’s only one Australian team, but this year there were four (on day one),” she said.
“We qualified first for Australia. It was unbelievable, we were stoked.”
The team were sitting in fourth place overall after day one, but unfortunately were set …

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