Brookelyn Cristaudo & Payton Derr

Our first Epic Athletes of the season are Brookelyn Cristaudo from Utah Fusion Allstars and Payton Derr from Pennsylvania Elite. As 12-year-old Payton put it, “ an Epic Athlete is one that excels in her sport. She is ambitious and is always working hard and willing to learn new skills/techniques to help her continue to […]

Gym Spotlight | Power Cheer!

Power Cheer! is celebrating 20 years; tell us about your journey. I moved to Florida after cheering at the University of Kansas and began working as an xray tech. I had been involved in gymnastics and cheer for the majority of my life and NOT being involved was killing me! I called around the local […]

Gym Spotlight | Myrtle Beach All Stars

When was Myrtle Beach All Stars founded: “It was 2011. Our first year was spent recruiting and training athletes. Our first competitive season was 2012.” Give us some background of how the gym came to be: “I had a gym in NC for quite some time and had considered opening up one if we ever […]

Rise Up | Emily Bott & Shelby Fellows

Our March Epic Athletes may be small but oh so mighty. Both Emily Bott and Shelby Fellows possess the poise of a humble competitor and drive of a winner. Each takes a different approach to Rising Up. Emily Bott of Long Island Cheer speaks on the specific struggles she has faced this season and how […]

Rise Up | Jaycie Enwright

Epic Athlete Jaycie Enwright of World Cup’s Shooting Stars is such an inspiration. Her talent caught our eye at World’s tryouts this past April but what drew us to Jaycie was her positive demeanor and infectious smile. She faces an obstacle so unique to this sport that you wouldn’t know unless told. Her outlook and […]

Rise Up | Bella Delacruz

Epic Athlete Bella Delacruz of Premier All Stars, explained her journey when facing one of her toughest obstacles in cheerleading. “One of my most difficult obstacles I have had to overcome in my 7 years of cheerleading was being able to do a standing full. The first time I was able to do one was […]

Rise Up | Allison Trippetti

When we asked Epic Athlete Allison Trippetti how she rises up, she touched on something very mature for her age. She told us, “The biggest obstacle between me and my dreams is myself.” She acknowledges that there will always be people better and worse than her, an idea that applies to almost every aspect of […]

Rise Up with Ronald McDonald House

With a new year comes great change! Epic is very excited to announce our sponsorship with Ronald McDonald House of Baltimore. After meeting with the charity and taking a tour of their Baltimore location, we couldn’t be happier to support their efforts. Ronald McDonald House Charities are located all across the nation and serve as […]

Gym Spotlight | Adrenaline Studio All Stars

When was Adrenaline All Stars established? Adrenaline was established in 2003 as an after school program for elementary school kids. Since then it has progressed to be one of the largest after school companies in Northern Virginia, a studio, and one of the largest All Star competitive programs in the country.   What is Adrenaline’s philosophy? At Adrenaline we believe ALL kids can learn.  We […]

Rise Up December | Epic Staff

This December, the Epic office re-visited one of our favorite holiday causes, House of Ruth’s Shop for Mom event. House of Ruth is one of the nation’s leading intimate partner violence centers, helping thousands of battered women and their children find the safety and security that so many of us take for granted. Epic employees […]