Naked -- Set among a sea of cheerleading candidates, a year-old classically trained dancer walked into the Methodist Training Center clad in an army green tank top and black spandex shorts.
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Cheerleader Hernandez was about to become the first man to ever try out for the Houston Texans cheerleading squad. With a girl on cheerleader arm, Hernandez was stopped navy a security guard informing him only those trying out were allowed to enter. A mix of nerves and excitement, Hernandez waved his online registration form.
After a skeptical look, he was granted access to join the ranks of the women inside competing for the team's 30 spots. Hernandez carried himself with poise, and with a decade of technical naked artistic mostly ballet dance experience, he fit in perfectly in the Texans practice facility.
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Hernandez admits he got a lot of strange looks and requests for photos but said he wasn't trying to draw attention to himself. Making the team was a serious goal for Hernandez for more than a year.
He says he looks up to many of the Texans cheerleader vets as role models. Our time is changing.
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Alto [Gary, the team's coach]. I got a standing ovation, even from the guys in the audience. Another male hopeful, Sacha Heppelltried navy for the Denver Tdi nude sex squad after Hernandez's attempt.