Cheer’s Gabi Butler, Lexi Brumback on Practicing Amid COVID

Cheer's Gabi Butler, Lexi Brumback on Practicing Amid COVID

Navarro cheer’s Lexi Brumback and Gabi Butler are again in motion in Corsicana, TX, already making ready for the 2021 NCA & NDA Collegiate Cheer and Dance Championship in Daytona, FL. This yr’s coveted competitors was canceled as a consequence of COVID-19, however Brumback and Butler have excessive hopes for subsequent spring.

“I am gonna converse it into existence and manifest it into actuality,” Brumback, Navarro’s elite tumbler, says within the video interview with Leisure Tonight (we’re loving her optimistic power). “Truthfully, it was actually heartbreaking for it to be canceled final yr, and we’re simply gonna hope that it does not occur once more and that we get to do what we got here right here to do.”

The athletes clarify that, proper now, the best way Navarro runs issues is “manner completely different” due to the pandemic. They follow in small teams and put on masks to these practices. “Even outdoors of follow, we’re supposed to stick with our teams if we do hang around with anybody,” Brumback says. Butler added that they “take every week by week,” and though their sport is an interactive one, they’re making it work and getting loads accomplished safely. Ultimately, everybody can be collectively once more.

Watch the total interview above, the place in addition they talk about coach Monica Aldama’s Dancing With the Stars bid, Cheer‘s six Emmy nominations, and extra.


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