No matter where we live, as the weather continues to change, we face the same battle. What should we wear during this awkward transition between cold and hot weather? Do we keep the long sleeve and sweat the day away, or do we turn into human popsicles braving the windy weather in shorts and a tee? The clear answer is to layer up! You need [...]
Well, we’ve survived the crazy snowstorms and cold weather, and the sunshine and warm weather is arriving just in time! That’s right, my fellow Vitamin D lovers, it’s time to break out the shorts and tanks. I, myself, may or may not be crying of happiness for my ghostly pale arms and legs to see the sunlight again. It’s time to get you dressed to [...]
"Don't forget to be awesome."
As cheerleaders, we all know that when it comes to shoes, we have needs. We depend on our shoes to protect our feet in the craziest of sideline weather and then to get us through the most intense routines imaginable the very next day. Week after week, month after month, we need cheer shoes that we can rely on. In 2014, Varsity is bringing you [...]
You never get a second chance at making a first impression, and tryouts will be your first chance to show your talent, spirit, and style this season. As you work hard and perfect your skills leading up to tryouts, the last thing you want to worry about is what to wear. Depending on what type of team you’re trying out for, your tryout attire might [...]
"Hard work beats talent when talent doesn't work hard."
It’s almost time to spring forward into tryout season, and I am so excited. I know that you’re thinking I’m crazy because what kind of lunatic enjoys trying out? Well you just found her – I LOVE IT. Want to know why? Two words: Tryout Fashion. With nothing but school spirit and gameday glitz and glamour everywhere you look, what’s not to love? Now, this [...]
Name: Katie Turner Age: 16 years old Team: Varsity Cheerleading Team School: Legacy High School, North Las Vegas, NV “Let’s go Longhorns!” the cheerleaders yelled as the football team scored its game-winning touchdown. With all of the stunting, jumping and tumbling that cheerleaders do, having a great pair of shoes is a must! Over the years, cheer shoes have evolved from basic soles with laces [...]
"It always seems impossible until it is done."
As a cheerleader, my typical competition days have always been filled with several traditional and somewhat superstitious preparation tools. And yes, most of these habits revolve around food and/or makeup. To fuel up to compete, I start my morning with a fast food chicken biscuit and sweet tea – so nutritious right? Then, I brush my teeth and proceed to put on tons (and I [...]