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Cheerleaders

Michelle

Michelle

  • Occupation: Executive Assistant/Office Manager at a Denver-based Hedge Fund
  • Hometown: Westminster, CO
  • Tenure: 4
  • College: University of Colorado-Boulder

What is the best thing about being a Broncos Cheerleader?
Because I am a Colorado native and a huge Denver Broncos fan, there is no better place to be on game day than on that field at Sports Authority Field at Mile High.

What is your most memorable experience?
This past Super Bowl weekend, I was selected to go on a military tour to Tokyo, Japan with five cheerleaders from other NFL teams. I was shocked to see that Broncos Country is not only here in the states but our fan base extends all over the world. I was so honored to represent the Denver Broncos organization overseas and it was simply a memory of a lifetime. Also, during my first season as a DBC, the mother of one of my junior cheerleaders suddenly passed away. I found out that my junior cheerleader, Aly, wanted me to dance with her in honor of her mother at the memorial service. It is hard to put into words the overwhelming feeling of the experience, but frankly, it is a memory that Aly and I will be able to share forever.

What is the best thing about being a Broncos Cheerleader?
Because I am a Colorado native and a huge Denver Broncos fan, there is no better place to be on game day than on that field at Sports Authority Field at Mile High.

What is your most memorable experience?
This past Super Bowl weekend, I was selected to go on a military tour to Tokyo, Japan with five cheerleaders from other NFL teams. I was shocked to see that Broncos Country is not only here in the states but our fan base extends all over the world. I was so honored to represent the Denver Broncos organization overseas and it was simply a memory of a lifetime. Also, during my first season as a DBC, the mother of one of my junior cheerleaders suddenly passed away. I found out that my junior cheerleader, Aly, wanted me to dance with her in honor of her mother at the memorial service. It is hard to put into words the overwhelming feeling of the experience, but frankly, it is a memory that Aly and I will be able to share forever.

How do you spend your time off the field?
I am absolutely addicted to traveling, so I try to travel as much as my schedule allows. But when I have some downtime, I really like to relax and enjoy the little things in life with friends and family.

What is your occupation and how does being a Denver Broncos Cheerleader affect your work?
I am an Executive Assistant for the Managing Partner of an alternative asset management company in Denver. I am very fortunate to have, in my opinion, the best boss in the world, and he is very flexible and understanding of my commitment as a DBC. I remain very busy going straight from work to practice, but I wouldn’t have it any other way.

Who do you admire most in the Sports industry?
Peyton Manning, for persevering through potential career-ending neck injuries and coming back better than ever.

What is your favorite book?
It’s no surprise…The Hunger Games.

Where do you see yourself in 5 years?
When it’s time for me to hang up my chaps, I would love to leave my comfort zone of Denver and explore other countries. So I hope to be abroad continuing my professional career in 5 years.

What is the best thing about Broncos fans?
Broncos fans are the most loyal, respectful, and die-hard fans in the NFL. I mean, when you say Broncos Country, these people bleed orange and blue.

What do you do in your spare time to relax?
I think there is nothing better than getting a group of friends together, especially to watch a Broncos away game!

Best advice to kids?
The only dumb question is the one not asked.

Best gift you ever received?
I am a very sentimental person, so the best gifts I can ever receive are handwritten/handmade notes and cards. Some of my favorite cards come from my junior cheerleaders, some of whom that I have been working with for the past three years.

Most important goal in life?
I hope to actually be the person that I say that I want to be, by living my life with no regrets and touching the lives of those around me.

Place you would most like to visit?
I would love to visit the Tahitian Islands, the Mediterranean, and Africa. I am addicted to traveling and I have so much fun exploring exotic cultures.

Who has been your greatest inspiration?
I might be a little biased, but I know many of my friends would agree that I have the coolest parents and I am so lucky to be able to call them my best friends. My parents are former political refugees of the Czech Republic, who left all their family and friends behind for freedom in the United States. They have always challenged me to continue to push myself beyond my limits and create a life that they were unable to have when they were living under the communist regime.

What is the one thing that you value most in life?
It’s cliché, but I value life itself. We only have one life to live, so why not make it amazing!

Toughest part about being a cheerleader?
I think the toughest part about being a cheerleader is debunking the “cheerleader” stereotype.

Two people you would like to have dinner with?
Ellen DeGeneres and Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge.

Favorite things to do in Denver?
Colorado has to be one of the most beautiful places to live and I love how active Denver is, because there is always something to do. I love to hike/run/bike in the summer (with my Jammypack of course), hang out at Wash Park, snowmobile/ski in the winter, go to concerts throughout the year (especially at Red Rocks), and attend as many sporting events as I can.

Favorite sport to participate in?
Please don’t play me in badminton, because I may have an over-inflated sense of self on the court. Also, my one season on the eighth grade volleyball team has translated into me thinking that I am some sort of incredible Olympic volleyball player.

Three words that best describe you
Caring, Optimistic, Loyal

Most prized possession?
My dad has a box of random family photos and documents, some of which are over 100 years old. I find myself spending hours looking through this box and learning new things about my family’s life in the Czech Republic.

Greatest Accomplishment
My greatest accomplishment was graduating with my master’s and bachelor’s degrees in Accounting in five years, while dancing for the best team in the NFL for my final two years of school, and then landing my dream job straight out of college. Life is good.

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