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“The Fan Cave” Episode Two: A Cheerleader’s Life

October 31, 2023
January 9, 2024

When one thinks of college sports, images of packed stadiums, roaring fans, and star players often come to mind. However, behind every touch down, three-pointer, or victory lap, there's a group of unsung heroes making sure the energy never dies down: cheerleaders and dance teams.

In our second episode of 'The Fan Cave,' we shine a spotlight on these passionate athletes, giving our listeners an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at 'A Cheerleader's Life.'

Hosted by Joe Garcia and co-hosted by Ben Laycock, the Director of Fan inc., this episode is a must-listen for anyone curious about the world of college cheerleading and dance. We step into the shoes of the athletes, feeling their pulse, passion, and perseverance.

Joining us are two special guests from Texas Tech: Libby Ragsdale of the All Girl Cheer Squad and Brenley Herrera of the Pom Squad. With their firsthand experiences, we dive deep into the daily grind of a college cheerleader and dancer.

Libby and Brenley don't just share the glittery moments. They open up about the rigorous training schedules, the emotional highs and lows, and the camaraderie that binds their squads together. They reflect on their journeys from their first cheer to their collegiate performances, detailing the immense dedication and discipline required.

What's even more inspiring is the balance they maintain between academics, personal life, and their commitment to their squads. Their stories are a testament to the fact that cheerleading and dance aren't just about the routines; they're about the heart and soul poured into each movement and the support system that stands by through thick and thin.

If you've ever found yourself tapping your feet to a dance performance during half-time or getting inspired by a flawless cheer routine, this episode will give you a newfound respect for the hard work that goes on behind those impressive feats.

If you're all about fandom, be sure to follow us on both Instagram & TikTok at @myfaninc and The Fan Cave is available both on YouTube and Spotify! Whether you're a visual or audio enthusiast, we've got you covered. You can tune in here on YouTube and here on Spotify. For a deeper dive into the lives of our talented guests, Libby Ragsdale and Brenley Herrera, don't miss out on their personal journeys showcased on their Instagrams: @libbyragsdale10 and @brenleyherrera, respectively. At 'The Fan Cave', we remain deeply appreciative of Libby and Brenley's candid sharing about the world of college cheer and dance. To keep up with our intriguing episodes, remember to subscribe!

Till next time, keep the spirit high and the fandom alive!