Dedication, practice, talent - all qualities of a high-performance athlete, including the performers on the sidelines that cheer the team on during the game.
But, for one Oklahoma State University pom girl, her most difficult routine started when she was just two years old.
Caroline Edlemaier is a 5-foot-1 dynamo from The Woodlands in Texas.
She’s at OSU because her mother’s side of the family, most of them from Oklahoma, has a long history as OSU alum.
Caroline’s a sophomore, but this is her first year on the pom team.
“It’s the coolest experience ever,” Caroline said.
But, her trip to this point in her life involved a battle with a killer.
“I think it makes me have a completely different perspective on life - just knowing that I’ve overcome something like that, “Caroline tearfully told Kevin Ogle at Boone Pickens Stadium.
Find out what she conquered and how it all led to her determination to be on the OSU pom team.
Join Ogle tonight at 10 p.m. on NewsChannel 4 for a special Survivor’s Story, Caroline’s Courage.