July 13, 2018
A SMALL fish, in the BIG pond
In a industry where the name across your chest plays a big factor, making a name for yourself as the new kid on the block is hard to do. Or at-least that’s what I though when I began this journey 2 year ago. For months and months I watched videos on YouTube. Falling in love with what I had just discoverer to be all star cheerleading. Hoping and dreaming that one day I would be able to experience something like this. Just A few weeks later, As I walked into the doors of my small 3-panel hard floor cheer gym. I had no idea where this journey would take me. Just a 10 year old girl with no cheer experience and big dreams. But here I am 2 seasons later: A 2-time summit champion, A level 5 athlete, and role model for so many other girls like me across the country.
Originally, I believed “fitting in” in the Allstar cheerleading world would be impossible.
Especially when your family can’t afford to let you cheer at a big name gym, pay for privates, send you to camps/clinics, or buy apparel/equipment from the “popular” cheerleading brands. But I soon realized, just like anything else I have ever done. You get out, what you put in!!! Hard work and determination is the key to success, not all the extra bells and whistles.
Sure, I’d like to be a World Champion one day. But for now, I’m happy being a SMALL fish in the BIG pond.
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