Monday, January 19, 2009

Cheer competition

I'm not sure how I've neglected to mention this yet, but the girls I coach competed a couple weekends ago.

This is before they competed. Last-minute touch ups and waiting. Some excitement, some anxiety.

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Unfortunately, I did not get a full video of them actually competing. I had forgotten to empty out my memory card. They did really well, didn't drop any stunts and I was super proud of them.

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Friends and family made the trip to support me and watch my girls compete. What a great family I have, they'll come sit through hours of a competition when I'm not even the one performing anymore!

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I honestly wasn't sure what to expect out of this experience, this being my first year as a cheerleader coach. All along I told myself not to get my hopes up.

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Qualifying for nationals was the last thing on my mind, but sure enough, they qualified! I was so surprised that I started crying. Then they saw me and of course made fun of me. I deserved it though, who cries over that? I guess me!

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I'm so proud of them for the work they put into the competition routine and for accomplishing what they did! All their hard work has paid off up to this point!

7 comments:

Marrdy said...

Congrats to you and your girls. And look who is turning into Mama Adiel? Crying cause your girls won is the start of it!

Mama Kat said...

That's a huge accomplishment!! I would have cried too. :) Congratulations!!

Kristina said...

That's awesome! Congrats!

Also, I dunno if I've ever mentioned this before but my high school colors were green & gold and we were the Cougars as well.

♥ fashion chalet said...

Thanks Adiel =]

I liked it too, I'm always amazed at what shots my brother comes up with when all is said and done. I love to "borrow" him as photographer every chance I get.

Congrats on the competition. Love the uniforms. They all look so pretty!!

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Syana said...

Aaw I wish we had cheerleaders in Europe! I tried to set up a group in my school before but it never worked... I just love the outfit, they're hot :P

xxx

Lump said...

my best friend's little sister is a cheerleader and a few weeks ago I went to my first EVER cheer competition. man, it can get crazy!!

Wendy said...

Those girls must have some awesome coaches!