Ambassador Blogs

Comeback on 100!

Exactly one year ago I landed funny doing a specialty tumbling pass. It hurt, BAD! My ankle was on fire. I remember one of the moms at the gym running over with ice b/c she saw me turn my ankle from the parents viewing area....

Favorite Or Not

What if you didn’t get chosen to participate in things? How would you feel if you didn’t get a chance to showcase your talent?  What if you weren’t a “favorite” and always had to be in the background instead of in a spot you earned...

Decisions, Decisions

          For the 2017-2018 competition season, I made a switch. Same gym name, just a different location. As a result of my switch, I ended up on a team that was already together the season before and I was unable to do...

Natural Hair, Don’t Care

Cheerleading is great and exciting until about the week before competition and you’ve got to start thinking about what you’re going to do with your hair. Do you follow the #bigbowsandafros movement or the stereotypical look of a cheerleader; a slicked-up, teased ponytail? Well I can admit that I usually go for the slicked ponytail...

 “I can’t, I have cheer”

Although family is important to me, I don’t always get to be with them when I want. I am an all star cheerleader and sometimes I miss out on a lot of family events. Literally, from September to May I’m busy with cheer and my...

Balancing All-Star Cheer & School

The balance of being a cheerleader, teenager and full-time student is the craziest best roles I’ve had yet… The harder you work the better you become, and remember the work is WORTH IT! Learning how to manage cheer practice ending at 8pm and Algebra exams...

Adriana Martin, BGC Ambassador

Severe Setback

February 10, 2018 is a date I will never forget.  I’m sure my mom, family, teammates and close friends won’t either.  That was the day of my “Severe Setback”.  While travelling to Richmond to a cheerleading competition, my mom and I got into a terrible...