Having been a cheerleader, I know all too well what these girls give up to join forces and compete - Kelly Ripa


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Make Today Count

13 years. I spent 13 years chasing a dream that never came true. In these 13 years, although I did not walk away with a Cheersport jacket, an NCA jacket, or a Worlds ring, I did collect memories, friendships, too many injuries to count on two hands, medals, trophies, life skills, cool talents to show off, a whole new vocabulary that no one understands, and the best friendships I could’ve asked for. I’m coming to the end of my cheerleading career although if it was my choice, I wouldn’t walk away. If I knew people would listen, I would go right up to the youngest cheerleaders and the ones who still have a few years left to work and say:

One day, this is all going to be a memory. You’re…

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 Make Today Count

One day, this is all going to be a memory. You’re gonna wake up one day and it’s going to be your last practice of your final season.

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