Politicians with athletic pasts

President George W. Bush was the head cheerleader at boarding school Philips Academy before attending Yale, where he continued his cheerleading career. Bush also was a rugby union player for Yale's first XV. Click through to see other U.S. politicians that have played a role in sports before they got into politics.

President George W. Bush was the head cheerleader at boarding school Philips Academy before attending Yale, where he continued his cheerleading career. Bush also was a rugby union player for Yale's first XV. Click through to see other U.S. politicians that have played a role in sports before they got into politics.