VIDEO VAULT: 1975 National Baton Twirling Competition

UPDATED: Thursday April 10, 2014 2:01 PM

Back in 1975, St. John's Arena held a National Baton Twirling Competition.

There were more than 6,000 twirlers in the competition, from ages 5 and up.

At the time, it was the hope that Baton twirling would become an official sport - even part of the Olympics.

This video showcases the beautiful sport of baton twirling.

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