Season 2 of the Netflix show ‘Cheer’ tackled the sexual abuse charges against Jerry Harris, but his case is only one of many in the cheerleading and gymnastics communities. Erin Sorensen and Sausha Durkan discuss the world of competitive cheer and gymnastics and share their thoughts on how we need to make sports safer for children.
(Trigger warning for today’s episode. While specifics are not directly discussed, the episode could be traumatic for some listening.)
Links from the show:
- How Cheer Season 2 Handles the Jerry Harris Child Porn Allegations
- Cheer coaches, athletes continue to work in sport despite sexual misconduct allegations
- 2021 Time Athlete of the Year: Simone Biles
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Erin is the Deputy Editor and Digital Marketing Strategist for Hail Varsity. She has covered Nebraska athletics since 2012, which has included stops at Bleacher Report, Cox Media Group’s Land of 10, and even Hail Varsity (previously from 2012-2017). She has also been featured on the Big Ten Network, NET’s Big Red Wrap-Up, and a varsity of radio shows nationwide. When not covering the Huskers, Erin is probably at Chipotle.