Destined to Soar: An interview with Aurora Cummings, cheerleader

Destined to Soar: An interview with Aurora Cummings, cheerleader

Celeste Kocabay

 Destined to SOAR.

This interview series is aimed at celebrating, recognising and promoting the incredible talent and ferocious courage of our young women of tomorrow.

Let's recognise the magnificent effort of girls' in sport across all codes!

Today our interview is with youth sensation Aurora Cummings. Soar Active had the privilege to catch up with and chat about her love of cheer.


  1. Aurora, tell us about your early life?

Aurora: When I was 18 months old I started ballet and did it until I was 4. I did pagents for a year whin I was 3. I've always been really social and athletic.

  1. So how did you discover cheer?

Aurora: My coach yeed to work with my mum when they weere younger and she introduced my parents to eachother. My dad was also a competitive cheerleader.

  1. What was your next step?

Aurora: I wanted to be in the gym as much as possible.

  1. How do you balance cheer and managing school?

Aurora: I make sure to get as much rest as I can and everytime I get home from school I ger hydrated and eat and I am ready to go.

  1. What do you do in your downtime?

Aurora: Shoping, making Tik-Toks, play with my friends and play Roblox.

  1. What makes you feel happy, brave, and strong?

Aurora: My friends, my family, and cheer.

  1. Tell us about a special moment in the last year?

Aurora:  My team went undefeated last year. 

  1. What is your ultimate goal?

Aurora:  To grow up and be a cheer coach. 

  1. What's your favourite attribute about yourself?

Aurora: I am pretty and determined.

  1. Favourite song on repeat right now?

Aurora: Blank Space, by Taylor Swift.

  1. What has cheer taught you about life?

Aurora: To always be brave and stick up for yourself.

  1. Who inspires you right now?

Aurora: My coaches. 

  1. What would you say to other young females about following their dreams?

Aurora: To make sure if somebody wants you to do soccer, but you want to do cheer. Go cheer. It's you dream, not theirs. Just go do it.

Follow Aurora's  inspiring journey on Instagram


Know another inspiring young teen or want to be featured? 
email us at

Leave a comment

Please note, comments must be approved before they are published