Answered By: Miranda Rectenwald
Last Updated: Apr 04, 2018     Views: 194

The human wave did not originate at Washington University in St. Louis.  This is a case of mistaken identity.

The earliest recorded human wave was created at the University of Washington, Seattle, by cheerleader Rob Weller and UW Band Director Bill Bissell at a UW Husky football game on October 31, 1981.

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