How to Make Your Cheer Uniform Stand Out with Contrasting Colors

Are you wondering how to incorporate your gym's contrasting colors into next season's All Star cheer uniform? Pennsylvania Elite Cheerleading Inc. worked with GK Cheer to design a look that brought two unique colors into one sensational cheerleading uniform. These beautiful ladies took on Cheer Worlds 2015 with a sassy look that did not go unnoticed. Keep reading to get tips on how you can design your own All Star cheerleading uniform with a contrasting color combination. 

PA Elite All Star Cheer Team at Worlds 2015 in Custom GK Cheer Uniform

Custom All Star GK Cheer Uniform for Cheer Worlds 2015

The key to designing an eye-catching cheer uniform with a unique color combination is to decide which will be your dominant color and your accent color. These lovely ladies designed their version of our Abstract Vine Sleeve Cheer Crop Top U169 using our moisture wicking royal drytech fabric as the primary color. Next, they chose contrasting sunshine mystique to accent the sassy intertwined vine sleeves, funky criss cross straps, and square neck style line. Choosing a neutral color, such as our white drytech, helped to balance out this colorful combo. Lastly, our clear Swarovski® crystals pick up whatever color they are applied to causing a radiant sparkle along the sleeves. They finished this masterpiece with a custom sunshine mystique applique embroidery logo on the center chest. 

These same principles can be applied to your cheerleading shorts, skirts, or skorts. Pennsylvania Elite chose to pair this sassy All Star crop top with our Low Rise Belted Cheer Short U620L. As you can see, our royal drytech is the dominant color accented with sunshine mystique on the wide side stripes and faux belt loops. The white drytech waistband completes the look by bringing a perfect balance to these cheer shorts.

Design your own cheerleading uniform in your choice of colors, fabrics, and Swarovski® crystals in our easy to use Design Studio. Click here to browse through our large selection of Special Order All Star cheerleading uniforms to get started today!

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Maryland Twisters Eye of the Storm Shine in Custom GK Cheer Uniforms

The Maryland Twisters of Glen Burnie, MD are known nationwide for their unending list of achievements (including 5 World Championship titles), technically advanced skill set, and trend-setting All Star cheerleading uniforms. But did you know their heart is as big as their trophy collection? In 2002, Tara Cain, owner of the MD Twisters, started a special athletes cheer program called the Eye of the Storm giving a place for athletes with special needs to be a part of the Twisters' family. Today, the Eye of the Storm All Stars boasts of multiple national titles and are two time NCA and Cheersport National Champions! Click here to read more about the Maryland Twister's Special Athletes Cheer Program.

2015 Maryland Twisters Eye of the Storm GK Cheer All Star Uniforms

MD Twisters Eye of the Storm 2014 GK Cheer UniformCain made sure these talented athletes were outfitted in the best cheer apparel available, which is why they are sporting custom GK cheerleading uniforms. These lovely ladies are rocking a stylish cheer top and a complementary All Star cheer skirt designed in black drytech. Vibrant ocean, white, and electric turquoise mystique cross shoulder stripes, cuff details, and corner accent design on the skirt add an illustrious pop of color. Custom logos in white mystique are added at every turn to let the competition know the Elite have arrived. Brilliance Swarovski® crystals embellish the cheer skirt, shoulders, and front team logo for an All Star shine. 

MD Twisters All Stars Eye of the Storm 2014 Custom Cheer Uniform by GKThe Eye of the Storm men are equally eye-catching in a custom All Star cheer uniform that perfectly coordinates with their female teammates. The black drytech men's cheer shirt features striking ocean, electric turquoise, and white mystique striping with custom logos. The men's black ponte cheer pant showcases their gym name in white mystique down the left leg that gives way to a fierce stripe detail.

GK Cheer is so honored to outfit these All Star athletes with cheer apparel that's as fierce as they are! We look forward to seeing their growing achievements in the sport of cheerleading. 

GK Cheer. Choice Of Champions.

Click the links below to see more Maryland Twisters GK Cheer uniforms:

Maryland Twisters Set the Standard in Custom GK Cheer Uniform

GK Cheer Outfits Maryland Twisters Special Needs Teams

Maryland Twisters F5 Wins Best Uniform at Champions League

 

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Custom All Star Cheer Uniforms Steal the Show at 2015 NCA Nationals

Storm Cheer from the Northwest YMCA from Wichita, KS took on the 2015 NCA Nationals in style as they sported their custom GK cheerleading uniforms. The second they walked into the competition all eyes were drawn to their Swarovski® crystal embellished All Star cheer uniform. With a second place win and an All Star cheer uniform that stole the show, I would call that a successful weekend!

Storm Cheer All Stars Win Big in Custom GK Cheer Uniform

GK Cheer Custom All Star Uniform

The arena instantly lit up when these dazzling divas took their place on the mat. This custom All Star cheerleading uniform features a faux halter top neckline that offers delicate openings on the front and back for an elegant appeal. Shimmering rainforest mystique wraps around the shoulders and mid section displaying a spunky pop of color. White spandex and black drytech bring a timeless look to this otherwise contemporary style. Clear Swarovski® crystals and silver sequinz explode from behind custom rainforest mystique and black drytech logos. They paired this illustrious cheer top with classic black drytech cheer shorts that showcase a sassy rainforest mystique side panel outlined in clear Swarovski® crystals. For a similar All Star cheerleading uniform, check out our Open Shoulder Racerback Cheer Uniform Top U182L and our Low Rise Swoosh Cheer Short U612L.

When you are at a cheer competition and you see an All Star cheer uniform that catches your eye, chances are it's a GK. Why? Because only GK Cheer can boast of a superior fit, the highest quality embellishments, and breath taking designs. Click here to show our Special Order Cheerleading Uniforms and be the one who sets the standard today!

GK Cheer. Choice Of Champions.

Click the links below for more inspiring All Star cheer uniforms by GK:

Show Stopping Custom All Star GK Cheerleading Uniform

How to Make Your All Star Cheer Uniform Stand Out

Sparkling GK Cheer Uniform Catches CDA Xtreme All Stars' Attention

All Star Cheer Uniform That Judges Love

 

 

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Small Town Gym Wins Big at Cheer Worlds 2015 in Custom GK Cheer Uniform

Huge shout out to Vizion All Stars 20/20 who placed second to CALI Smoed in the Small Senior Coed Level 5 division at the 2015 Cheer Worlds last weekend! This small town gym from Shelby Township, MI proves it's not all about size in order to win. It takes hard work, dedication, and passion for the sport of cheerleading in order to be on top, and these are the qualities that Vizion All Stars 20/20 displayed at Cheer Worlds. We are so proud of them and wish them continued success as they advanced into next season with a silver medal from Worlds 2015.

Vizion 20/20 Placed Second at 2015 Cheer Worlds in Custom GK Cheer UniformsVizion 20/20 in Custom GK Cheer Uniform at Worlds 2015

Champion teams are expected be outfitted in champion style, which is why they came to GK Cheer for their sophisticated All Star cheer uniforms. Vizion All Stars' owner, Beth Johnson, drew up this cheerleading uniform design herself and with the help of GK, was able to bring it to life! She tells us, "GK Cheer has been wonderful to us the last five years."

GK Cheer Uniform for Vizion 20/20 Worn at 2015 Cheer Worlds

This simple, yet stylish v-neck cheer crop top in black mystique showcases a beautiful ocean mystique wave that flows down the long sleeves outlined in contrasting white mystique. Gold nylon/spandex adds a subtle touch of the color of champions around the cuffs and hemline. Brilliance Swarovski® crystals generously embellish the blue wave sleeve design and spell out their team name across the center chest. The All Star cheer shorts were designed to mirror the crop top's design lines and feature a similar gold nylon/spandex waistband. Love this clean silhouette? Check out our 3 Keyhole Back Crop Top U111 to design your own winning look. 

If you want your athletes to look and feel like champions, then outfit them in the champions' choice of cheerleading apparel, GK Cheer. Whether you're a small gym or world renowned, we offer a large variety of cutting edge designs to fit everyone's budget. Click here to design your own cheerleading uniform today!

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New Swarovski Crystal Adorns Platinum Athletics Cheer Uniform at Cheer Worlds 2015

Every year, All Star cheerleading teams across the globe prepare relentlessly for the chance to shine brighter than the rest at Cheer Worlds in Orlando, FL. What makes this weekend even more anticipated is the chance to debut new All Star cheerleading uniforms. This was the story for Platinum Athletics from Maryland Heights, MO who walked out onto the 2015 World's mat in a custom GK Cheer uniform adorned with a never before seen Swarovski® crystal that kept all eyes locked on them.

Platinum All Stars Rock their GK Cheer Custom Unis at Cheer Worlds 2015The Platinum Athletic ladies shined brighter than the Orlando sun in this custom All Star cheer uniform that is full of glitz and glamour! This sensational cheer crop top in black mystique showcases a unique intertwined sleeve design in white drytech and silver mystique on top of elegant black mesh. Hundreds of our silver hologram sequinz and our brand new peacock brilliance Swarovski® crystals adorn the long sleeves and explode out from behind the custom silver mystique applique embroidery logo. 

 Platinum Athletics All Stars 2015 Worlds Cheer Uniform by GK

The coordinating cheerleading shorts in black drytech feature a silver mystique and white drytech side curve accent with more dazzling peacock brilliance Swarovski® crystals outlining the side panels. If you love this All Star cheerleading uniform showcased at Cheer Worlds 2015, check out our High V Cut Out Back Crop Top U172 and our Sharp Accent Cheer Short U619R.

Platinum Athletics Men's Custom GK Cheer Uniform for 2015 Cheer Worlds

The guys of Platinum Athletics were equally eye-catching in their coordinating men's cheer top, similar to our V-Neck Raglan Men's Cheer Uniform Top UM104. This moisture-wicking black drytech boy's cheer top features white drytech and silver mystique intertwined design lines along the sleeves with a silver mystique crew neck trim. A custom applique embroidery silver mystique team logo is surrounded by sparkling peacock brilliance Swarovski® crystals. They paired this custom men's cheer top with our Men's Double Stripe Pant UM502 designed in black drytech with silver mystique and white drytech stripes along the side. 

Peacock Brilliance Swarovski CrystalOur new peacock brilliance Swarovski® crystal brings the richness of purple and the refreshing touch of teal together in this multifaceted, two toned crystal. This elaborate jewel will bring depth and dimension to your All Star cheer uniform. Click here to design your own cheerleading uniform with this glamorous peacock brilliance Swarovski® crystal today! 

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Top Gun Large Coed Breaks the Mold at Worlds 2015 with Sublimated Cheer Uniforms

Every year, hundreds of All Star cheer teams travel from across the globe to Orlando, FL to compete for the World Champion title. With that excitement, comes the desire to see the latest trends in All Star cheer uniforms with Top Gun being the most sought after and anticipated uniforms to behold. This year, Top Gun Large Coed debuted new custom GK Cheer uniforms that feature innovative sublimated technology on our mesh, drytech, and opalescence fabrics. Congratulations to Top Gun Large Coed that, in spite of difficult circumstances, still proved they are one of the top Senior Large Coed Divisions in the world.

Top Gun Large Coed at 2015 Cheer Worlds in Custom Cheer Uniform by GK

2015 Top Gun Large Coed Worlds UniformThe TGLC ladies never looked so stunning as they did in this custom cheer crop top featuring a faux shrug and technologically advanced sublimated styling. The sleeves feature a white to black sublimated fade printed on mesh with striking gold mystique diagonal striping along the sides while the crop top shows the same fade printed on shimmering white opalescence. Along the sleeves, black, black diamond, and clear Swarovski® crystals bring a decadent shine to each section of the fade.  A strappy gold mystique halter with a black mystique collar continues throughout the cut out back where a the famous Cheer Worlds globe can be found. Their matching cheer shorts in black mystique feature a faux belt along the waist band in gold mystique with their signature team logo front and center with black Swarovski® crystals sprinkled along the sides.

Top Gun Large Coed Men's 2015 Cheer Worlds UniformThe TGLC men are sporting a similar design sublimated on white drytech fabric with gold and black mystique striping along the sleeves, pant legs, and waistband. A globe highlighted by a sublimated yellow glow sparkle with clear Swarovski® crystals. The custom Top Gun logo across the center chest is designed with a black and gold mystique applique embroidery.

Innovative, creative, and ahead of their time are aspects displayed in every Top Gun All Star cheerleading uniform, which is why they continuously choose GK Cheer to outfit their athletes. Click here to learn how you can design your own cheerleading uniform that is fit for world champions. 

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Sublimated Mesh Makes NJ Spirit Explosion FAB 5 Cheer Uniform the Most Coveted Look at Cheer Worlds 2015

All eyes were locked on NJ Spirit Explosion FAB 5 as they walked out onto the 2015 Cheer World's mat in this jaw dropping GK Cheer uniform. The unique sublimated mesh sleeves, iconic color combination, and hundreds of Swarovski® crystals that radiated across the stadium adorned these cheer queens on the most prestigious stage in the sport of cheerleading. We are so proud of these athletes who came out in eighth place in the Senior Small All Girls division. Congratulations, ladies! You were absolutely stunning on the World's stage!

NJ Spirit Explosion Fab 5 at Cheer Worlds 2015 in Custom GK Cheer Uniform

 NJ Spirit Explosion FAB 5 Debuts Sublimated Mesh at 2015 WorldsSublimated Mesh by GK Cheer at 2015 Worlds 2015

This mesmerizing ensemble brings together spunky style lines, innovative sublimated technology, and all the bling a girl could ask for. The strappy cheer crop top features off the shoulder styling outlined in true navy drytech and red mystique. The sublimated mesh on the sleeves and back flawlessly continues the contrasting color combination and showcases a sassy snakeskin print. 

NJ Spirit Explosion Custom GK Cheer World's Uniform

An eye-catching custom logo in white mystique, true navy drytech, and red mystique decorates the fun strappy back while the FAB 5 logo is designed with heavily packed clear Swarovski® crystals that brilliantly sparkle under the spot lights. More clear Swarovski® crystals embellish the fabulous sleeves, neckline, and off the shoulder accent. 

The custom cheer shorts perfectly coordinate with this sensational cheer crop top. They are designed in moisture-wicking true navy drytech with a beautiful red mystique waist band and side corner accents. Sublimated inktek fabric ties the unique snake skin print into the cheerleading shorts while clear Swarovski® crystals decorate the waist band and side accents. 

ink'd sublimated technology allows you to design your own cheerleading uniform with no limits. Click here to learn more about how to have a one of a kind sublimated All Star cheer uniform.

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Maryland Twisters Reign Show Us How to Design Coed Cheerleading Uniforms at 2015 Cheer Worlds

Looking for a way to coordinate your coed team's cheerleading apparel? Check out Maryland Twisters Reign's custom GK Cheer uniforms sported at Cheer Worlds 2015 that showcase the perfect way to create individuality yet keep a team likeness that brings a unified, professional look between their male and female athletes. 

Maryland Twisters Reign at 2015 Cheer Worlds in Custom GK Cheer UniformMaryland Twisters Reign in Custom GK Cheer Uniforms at 2015 Worlds

When designing your men's and women's cheerleading uniforms, make sure you know which elements you want to keep the same, such as logos and color combinations, that will keep some consistency present. The MD Twisters Reign are pros at this and always make sure their signature crown, gym colors, and custom logo is incorporated into their All Star Cheer uniform. Once you have those similarities in place, you can figure out ways to make each uniform unique among you male and female athletes.

MD Twisters Reign Custom GK Cheer Uniform Worn at 2015 Worlds

The MD Twisters Reign ladies' cheerleading uniform is predominately designed with white drytech while the men's features a masculine black drytech. The girl's cheer crop top showcases a sassy royal drytech cross over neckline that falls into a fun strappy back and is embellished with brilliance Swarovski® crystals. The long sleeves feature elegant black mesh inserts amidst the royal drytech and black opalescence style lines. Their custom cheer shorts in royal, white, and black drytech continue the stylish striping on the sleeves while a royal drytech waist band hosts the famous Reign crown. Brilliance Swarovski® crystals decorate this All Star cheerleading uniform from top to bottom with an unmatched sparkle. 

In contrast with their female teammates, the guys of Maryland Twisters Reign are sporting a black drytech v-neck cheer shirt with royal, white, and black opalescence striping along the sleeves. Brilliance Swarovski® crystals are placed along select style lines to give a subtle shine to this men's cheer uniform. The black ponte cheer pants feature white and royal drytech striping along the sides and feature the signature Reign crown on the black waistband. 

Congratulations to Maryland Twisters Reign as they placed fifth in the Senior Medium Coed Division at the 2015 Cheer Worlds last weekend. we are so proud of you! Click here to starting designing your coed team cheerleading uniforms for next season

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Cheer Sport Sharks Win Big at Worlds 2015 in Custom GK Cheer Uniforms

Congratulations to the Cheer Sport Great White Sharks for their incredible win at Cheer Worlds 2015. This All Star team from Canada seemingly effortless battled it out against some of the finest international cheer teams and came out on top as the International Open All Girl Level Five Grand Champions! Their reputation for being the most decorated All Star cheer team in Canada stands firm as they travel back home with another trophy. 

Cheer Sport Great White Sharks Grand Champions at Worlds 2015

These cheer queens worked endlessly this season to be crowned the 2015 World Champions, and it paid off. They performed a flawless routine on Monday night and were soon announced the gold trophy winners for a second consecutive year. This award winning team displayed unending amounts of teamwork, dedication to the sport of cheerleading, and fabulous sportsmanship that helped keep them on top.

Great White Cheer Sport Sharks Custom GK Cheer Uniform

A key to maintaining the confidence of a level five shark is sporting a drop dead gorgeous All Star cheerleading uniforms. Every queen needs to be ahead of the trends and sport a stylish cheerleading uniform fit for royalty, which is why Cheer Sport Sharks continue to choose GK Cheer apparel year after year. Click here to find out more about their All Star cheer uniforms. 

We are so proud of these incredible athletes and wish them continued success as they reign supreme in Canada. Click here to find out how you can design your own cheerleading uniform that is Cheer World's worthy!

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Click the links below to see more custom designs sported at Worlds 2015:

Never Before Seen Cheer Sport Sharks Custom GK Cheerleading Uniforms 

It's a Wonderful GK Cheer Uniform World at Worlds 2015

 

 

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GK Cheer Uniforms Pave the Way for Success

Meet Infinity Cheer Empire of Sanford, NC. Instantly, you will sense that their confidence is contagious, their lighthearted charm refreshing, and the air of sophistication that surrounds them is envied by all. Why? Because these All Star athletes are outfitted in the champion's choice of cheerleading apparel, GK Cheer. The perfect fit, sleek, stylish design, and comfortable fabrics allow these All Stars to keep their mind focused on winning the championship title and off their cheerleading uniforms. The choice to compete in GK cheerleading uniforms has helped pave the way for an incredibly successful year as they brought home numerous first place wins at multiple competitions and a Grand Champion title at the Liberty Classic Spirit Solutions, won by their level 4.2 team, earlier this year. 

Julia Scribner, Cheer Director, gives us more insight into the relationship between GK Cheer uniforms and the confidence created by wearing them. She tells us, "GK Cheer has been our All Star cheer uniform retailer of choice for the past three years, and we have had nothing but wonderful experiences. Our Territory Account Manager, Nancy Christenson, goes above and beyond to make sure we stay on top of getting our order placed and received in a timely fashion. At almost every competition we attend, someone can be overheard talking about our purple, black, and white All Star cheerleading uniforms. We could not be more please with GK Cheer and will continue for years to come."

GK Cheer Funky Shoulder Crop Top U143

This custom All Star cheer uniform catches the attention of everyone who sees it. The asymmetrical cheer crop top in black and white drytech showcases a flattering imperial purple and steel mystique cross body swirl design that cascades down the sleeve. The fun shoulder strap adds a funky twist to this stylish crop top. Hundreds of clear Swarovski® crystals along the black mesh sleeve, sassy style lines, and custom team logo bring an immeasurable amount of sparkle throughout this All Star cheerleading uniform, especially when combined with the lights on stage. If you love this look, check out our Funky Shoulder Crop Top U143.

The custom low rise cheerleading, similar to our Low Rise Asym Cheer Short U609L, features our moisture wicking black and white drytech fabric with imperial purple and steel mystique waves that coincide with the custom All Star cheer top. 

The guys are sporting an equally eye-catching cheer uniform that perfectly coordinates with their female teammates, similar to our Funky Shoulder Men's Cheer Top UM114. This men's crew neck cheer shirt in black and white drytech features an imperial purple and steel mystique wave design. A custom team logo in clear Swarovski® crystals is proudly displayed across the center chest.  

They paired this custom men's cheer top with our Men's Double Stripe Cheerleading Pant. This black ponte men's cheer pant offers an imperial purple and steel mystique stripe accent along the side. 

GK Cheer has the largest collection of All Star cheerleading uniforms in the market. Click here to find your winning look for next season! 

GK Cheer. Choice Of Champions. 

Click the links below to find inspiration for your next All Star cheer uniform:

Unique GK Cheer Uniform Wins Big at 2014 Jamfest

Cheer Tyme Uniforms Pushes the Limits at the 2015 All Star Games

Sparkling GK Cheer Uniform Catches CDA Xtreme All Stars' Attention

 

 

 

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It's a Wonderful GK Cheer Uniform World at Worlds 2015

Cheer Worlds 2015, the Olympic Games of All Star cheerleading, brings the most talented All Star cheerleading teams in the world to one place, Orlando, FL, for one purpose, to be named the World Champion. Combined, the intense atmosphere, fierce routines, and stunning All Star cheerleading uniforms, were enough to take your breath away. Congratulations to all of the remarkable athletes that participated in 2015 World Championships. We were blown away by your talent and dedication to the sport of cheerleading. Keep reading to find out which team was wearing your favorite GK Cheer look. 

Cheer Tyme Love in Custom GK Cheer Uniform at Worlds 2015 cheerville Kryptonite All Star at 2015 Worlds in Custom GK Cheer Uniform IAS All Stars in Custom GK Cheer Uniform at Worlds 2015  

Cheer Tyme Love
Chantilly, VA

Cheerville Kryptonite
Hendersonville,
 TN
Infinity All Stars 
Quebec, Canada

 

 
Elite Cheer Sensation at Worlds 2015 in their custom GK Cheer Uniform MD Twisters F5 in their Gorgeous GK Cheer Unis at 2015 Worlds
Elite Cheer Sensation
Newport News, VA
Maryland Twisters F5
Glen Burnie, MD

 
Top Gun Lady Jags at 2015 Worlds in All Star GK Cheer Uniform Top Gun Guardians in Custom GK Cheer Uniform at 2015 Worlds Top Gun Angels at 2015 Worlds in Custom GK Cheer Uniform
Top Gun Lady Jags
Miami, FL

 
Top Gun Guardians
Orlando, FL
Top Gun Angels
Orlando, FL

 
Cheer Sport Sharks in GK Cheer Custom Uniform at Worlds 2015
Cheer Sport Sharks
Ontario, Canada
Maryland Twisters Weathergirls
Glen Burnie, MD

 

We are so proud of all the athletes who rocked out their cheer swag on the Worlds 2015 stage. The display of athleticism, talent, and style continues to inspire the world each year. Stay tuned to our blog, Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter to see more 2015 Worlds All Star cheerleading uniforms coming your way! 

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Top Gun’s Kristen Rosario is Newest Member of USASF Hall of Fame

The USASF recognizes prestigious individuals who have made a profound impact on All Star cheerleading and dance.  Members of the USASF Hall of Fame are not only recognized for their contribution to the USAS, but also for dedicating over 50% of their career to advancing All Star cheer and dance.

Top Gun Owner, Kristen Rosario is Inducted into the USASF Hall of Fame

This year, Top Gun All Stars Founder, Kristen Rosario, will be recognized for this great honor at the 2015 Cheer Worlds on Friday, April 24, 2015. Her incredible contribution to the sport of cheerleading and dance reaches not just across the nation, but the world.  The Top Gun All Stars have set the standard in not just their technically advanced routines, but in every aspect of their dedication to cheer and dance. This would not have been possible without Kristen being at the heart and soul of this great Jaguar Nation. She is an inspiration to All Star cheer coaches everywhere who strive to make their mark in the world. 

GK: How and when did your passion for cheerleading and dance begin?
KR: My passion for dance began at eight years old when I took my first ballet class. I danced from then well into my college years. It was originally my first love. My passion for cheer however, began the first day I met Victor my sophomore year of high school. We became really good friends and exchanged multiple conversations about the similarities of technique between dance and cheerleading. My love and respect for it began immediately. 

GK: When you were younger, did you dream of making a career out of cheer and dance?
KR: I always joke saying that if you would've told me 20 years ago what I would be doing today, I would've laughed, literally out loud. I often thought that I would own a dance studio since I loved teaching, but I never would have imagined that I would be part of something that has grown into what it is today. When I was younger, I actually wanted to be a dolphin trainer, but that lasted just about until the time I realized I also had to study algae.

GK: What is your favorite part about the sport of cheerleading?
KRHands-down, the most amazing thing about being involved in the cheerleading world is the amount of lives that I get to touch year after year. Watching how many people you help shape into good young adults is priceless. 

GK: Explain a little about how Top Gun began and what it took to turn it into the nation it is today?
KR: We first started with 10 girls and 10 boys in a park. We didn't have the luxury of a roof over our heads, mats to train on, or mirrors to make our movements better. We also didn't have the social media of today so it was quite comical when practice was rained out. We would have to do a phone tree to let everyone know that we were canceling. All we had were two coaches that really cared and a bunch of kids that had a lot of heart and determination. That same recipe, caring coaches and athletes with a lot of heart and determination, continues today and has made us what we are now. 

GK: How does it feel to be inducted into the USASF Hall of Fame?
KRI'm not sure I truly even believe it yet. All I can say is that I still don't feel like I deserve it. Who should get an award for doing what they love? Instead, I should be giving the award to the kids who allow me to do what I love.

GK: After dedicating over 50% of your career to cheer and dance, what would you say is your most valuable lesson learned?
KROh heavens, there are so many, but I think I would say that one of the most valuable lessons learned was when I realized the strength of a group is in the strength of its leaders. 

Congratulations, Kristen! We are honored to partner with the Top Gun All Stars as they continue to make history. Click here to see the Top Gun GK Cheer Uniform Legacy.

GK Cheer. Choice Of Champions. 

Click the link below to read more interviews from Top Gun Owners, Victor and Kristen Rosario:

Top Gun Large Coed Tells GK Cheer About Their Epic Illusion Hoop Routine

Top Gun's Kristen Rosario Visits GK Cheer
 

 

 

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Cheer Factory Owner Cody Woodfell Tells All

In between making a clean sweep at the 2015 US Finals in Pensacola, FL last weekend and maintaining one of the top five gyms in the country, GK Cheer caught up with Cheer Factory Florida owner Cody Woodfell to get an inside scoop on what it takes to stand out in the cheer world! 

Cheer Factory Makes a Clean Sweep at 2015 US Finals in GK Cheer Uniforms

GK: How did you get started in the sport of cheerleading?
CW: I got into the sport of cheerleading as a joke. I wrestled my entire life. In my senior year of high school, I had ear surgery to replace a ruptured eardrum and was unable to continue wrestling. As a joke, I was asked to join the cheer team. I hesitantly did and loved it! The following year I ended up on one of the best University cheer teams in the nation at the time, Florida Atlantic University, where I won my first NCA college nationals in 1999. The rest (as they say) is history.

GK: How does it feel to be voted one of the top five gyms in the country?
CWIt's always an amazing and humbling experience when other people take notice of you! It was a special honor, and something my athletes can take with them even long after they have left our program.

Cheer Factory Wins Reach the Beach 2015 in Custom GK Cheer Uniform

GK: What makes your gym stand out above the rest?  
CW: 
Since Cheer Factory opened in 2011, I have made a very conscious effort to bring many gymnastics training elements into our program. Having so many great programs around us, I knew we needed something that set us apart. Since day one, we have made an effort to coach tumbling, stretching and conditioning with a focus on quality not quantity. Our teams have always been small. However, our very strict consistent training methods have allowed our teams to stand out for their synchronized and highly technical tumbling skills.

GK: What do you enjoy most about owning Cheer Factory?
CW: 
Owning a program as well as being the head coach for all six of our teams can have its downsides. However, I still get just as excited to this day when a girl gets a new skill from a backbend kickover to a full twisting layout. Our practices are grueling, intense and exhausting. When our girls put their heart and sole into something and they see it all pay off at a competition, that's something I live for. Cheer Factory is not just my Gym, its my family.

GK: Why did you choose GK Cheer to outfit your athletes?
CW: 
After our second season, our teams started getting noticed and were really beginning to bring home some big national championship wins. We knew we needed an All Star cheer uniform that would make us stand out that much more on stage. Our turtle necks and flyaway skirts needed a re boot.

GK: How do you feel GK Cheer stands out from other cheerleading apparel companies?
CW: 
GK has been well known in the gymnastics community for a very long time. Having a reputation of being durable, high quality, and fashionable, it was an obvious choice for us. We have had our same All Star cheerleading uniform for three seasons now and they have held up through the blood, sweat, makeup and tears-- literally. Our GK Cheer Sales Representative, Kristin Libby, has been with us since day one through the design process to making sure that our orders are always done smoothly, efficiently, and on time. If we have emergency orders due to an incoming athlete, a lost cheer uniform, or any other problems that may occur, she has always been there to get us what we need. 

Congratulations, Cody on your continued achievements in the cheer world. We are honored to have been chosen by Cheer Factory to outfit your athletes in all their All Star cheer wear needs. We wish you the best of luck as you continue to succeed in the sport of cheerleading!

GK Cheer. Choice Of Champions. 

Click the links below to read more about Cheer Factory's All Star cheer uniforms:

Cheer Factory is Shooting to the Next Level

Cheer Factory Finds GK The Perfect Fit

 

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Custom All Star Cheer Uniform Demands Attention

Bows, bling, and beautiful smiles are all a part of the All Star cheerleading world, so having an innovative cheer uniform that demands attention to tie the whole look together should be at the top of every coaches' list. This simple truth is something East Coast Xtreme from Chesapeake, VA is no stranger to. This custom All Star cheerleading uniform not only gives these athletes the confidence they need to nail their routine, but also offers exquisite contrasting detail that the team will never grow tired of.

East Coast Cheer Xtreme in Custom GK Cheer UniformThese cutie pies are fearless in their custom GK cheer uniform. The sassy off the shoulder cheer top designed in white drytech and azure sparkle hologram showcases an innovative white mesh insert along the front for an elegant audacity that cannot go unnoticed. The black and azure sparkle hologram straps give way to an artistic intertwined ribbon design cascading down the sleeves. Their gym name is proudly displayed across the center with an azure sparkle hologram applique embroidery highlighted with sparkling silver and turquoise hologram sequinz

2014 East Coast Xtreme All Stars Custom GK Cheer Uniform

The contrasting custom cheer skort offers two unique styles in one. On the front, a white drytech skirt is embellished with a black and azure sparkle hologram design that coordinates with the custom cheer top. When they turn around, a black drytech cheer short is displayed with an azure sparkle hologram style line that adds the perfect amount of personality.

GK Cheer understands that an All Star cheerleading uniform is not something that can just be picked out, but has to artfully crafted by the finest designers in the industry. This is why every cheerleading uniform that catches your eye at a competition is most likely a GK. Click here to design your own cheer uniform and see the difference

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Sublimated All Star Cheer Wear Receives a Standing Ovation

Cheer Inferno of San Antonia, FL mastered the art of incorporating their team's personality into their ink'd GK sublimated cheerleading apparel. This first year program showcased their new All Star cheer wear at a recent photo shoot. As each piece was revealed, an undeniable anticipation of what came next continued to build throughout the day.

Not only did the team fall in love with their new All Star cheer apparel, but Co Owner Waiel Bayyat confirms the excitement and satisfaction of working with GK Cheer. He tells us, "We are not only extremely happy with the excellent customer service we received from Lisa Horwitz, but the quality of the ink'd sublimated cheerleading wear exceeded our expectations.  We look forward to a wonderful partnership with GK Cheer for all of our All Star cheer uniform needs that make our athletes truly stand out."

This All Star cheerleading Fitted Warm-Up Jacket SBW100 and Fitted Warm-Up Pants SBW200 begins the first act of the series with a glowing flame design printed on moisture wicking inktek fabric. Bold team logos printed on the back and front are the focal point of this cheer jacket that lead up to the next act. This cheer warm-up makes a bold statement and creates an anticipation to reveal the cheerleading wear underneath. 

 

 

 

The second act consists of a fierce sublimated cheer practice wear ensemble. The impressive flame design and graphic custom logos printed on inktek fabric creates a consistent flow from the cheer warm-up to the practice apparel and eventually the All Star cheerleading uniform. This classic Scoop Neck Racerback Crop Top SBC300 and coordinating Low Rise Basic Cheer Short SBC604 keep these athletes cool and comfortable all practice long. 

 

Now for the Grand Finale, you will find this All Star team bringing the heat to the competition floor in a sublimated Double V-Neck Long Sleeve Crop Top SBC100 with matching Low Rise Basic Cheer Short SBC604. Eye-catching flames that fade off across the top seamlessly outline the Cheer Inferno team logo on the enter chest. A sleek red nylon/spandex trim accents the sassy double v-neckline. 

 

ink'd sublimated designs by GK Cheer allows you unlimited possibilities when designing your own cheerleading apparel. Click here to learn more about our state of the art sublimated process or contact your local cheer representative today to see your dream cheer wear come to life!

GK Cheer. Choice Of Champions.

Click the links below for more inspiring ink'd sublimated GK Cheer wear:

Sublimated GK Cheer Uniforms Give ICE Mini Flurries an Affordable Custom Look

How to Design a Custom Cheer Uniform That Others Want

Triple Crown Cheer Company Is Thrilled with GK Sublimated Practice Wear

GK Sublimated Cheer Uniforms Set the Standard

 

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