This past month I was honored with the opportunity to go on the NFL Pre-Season military tour with ProTour Productions to Fairbanks Alaska to kick-off the start of the NFL season! This trip was life changing. I met so many amazing people that truly touched my heart. I encountered experiences that I will hold onto forever.
Team Alaska consisted of: ProTour Productions Director; Sandy, Titans Cheerleader; Kate, Titans Mascot; T-Rac, Bengals Cheerleader; Carli, Chiefs Cheerleader; Molly, Colts Cheerleader; Crystal, Ravens Cheerleader; Hillary, Vikings Mascot; Viktor, and I.
In Alaska we visited two bases; Fort Wainright, and Eielson Air Force Base. At these bases we met military men and women that have made so many sacrifices to be there fighting for our country. It was humbling hearing their stories and meeting their families. We spent time having lunch with them, watching the football games with them, visiting schools and daycares, teaching cheer clinics, and we even performed at a pep rally. I will never forget how excited the children were to see us there. That is a memory I will never forget.
Alaska is such a beautiful place. We were able to go on a few adventures while being there. We went hiking at Denali National Park, and even got to visit Santa Claus at the North Pole! I told him all I want for Christmas is a Vikings Super Bowl! I have a good feeling about it (:
I feel so blessed to have been able to represent the MVC and Minnesota Vikings on the tour. I want to thank ProTour Productions and the Minnesota Vikings for the incredible opportunity. It was truly an amazing experience and has touched my life in more ways than I could have ever imagined.
2nd year MVC