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Cheerleaders

Cheerleaders


♪♪>>>AND WELCOME BACK. WHAT IF YOU’RE ON TEXANS FROM THE FIELD, MAYBE YOU HAVE WHAT IT TAKES TOCK A HOUSTON TEXANS CHEERLEADER.>>WE PUT OUR VERY OWN “HOUSTON LIFE” REPORTER STEPHANIE GERRY TO THE TEST. BUT DID SHE MAKE THE CUT? CHECK IT OUT. ♪♪>>TEXANS CHEERLEADERS ARE KNOWN FOR THEIR POISE AND GRACE. AND THEN THERE’S ME. EVERY YEAR THE TEXANS HOLD AUDITIONS TO FILL 35 COVETED SPOTS IN THEIR CHEER SQUAD. LAST YEAR MORE THAN 900 PEOPLE SHOWED UP TO AUDITION, INCLUDING TWO MEN. SO DO I HAVE WHAT IT TAKES? I WASN’T SO SURE ABOUT THE OUTFIT. THESE LADIES PUT A LOT OF CARE INTO HEALTH, FITNESS, AND APPEARANCE. I GOT TO STOP EATING ALL THIS CARNIVAL FOOD. ♪♪>>HEY, LADIES. WELCOME TO 2017 HOUSTON TEXANS CHEERLEADING TRYOUTS. [CHEERING]>>RIGHT NOW WHAT I’M GOING TO DO IS I’M GOING TO WARM YOU UP AND STRETCH YOU. AND AFTER WE’RE DONE, WARMED AND STRETCHED, I’M GOING TO GO AHEAD AND KEEP KNEW A SHORT BEGINNINGS — GIVE YOU A SHORT COMBINATION.>>CLAP UP. ONE MORE. ONE MORE. AND FREEZE.>>AND THIS WAS JUST THE WARMUP. AND NOW FOR THE MOMENT OF TRUTH. THE CHOREOGRAPHY.>>SO IT’S ONE CROSS FRONT OWL THREE SIDE BOOTY, TURN, TWO, THREE, LEF CHEEK. GO ONE. ♪>>OKA ♪♪>>WHEN IN DOUBT –>>FREESTYLE.>>DANCE PARTY. I THINK I’VE GO THIS.>>FIVE, SIX, SEVEN, EIGHT, AND POSE. GOOD! AND NUMBER ONE. NUMBER THRE YES! NUMBER FOUR. DOES THAT MEAN I MADE THE SQUAD?>>YES. [LAUGHTER] [CHEERING]>>I LOVED IT. I’LL B BACK, GUY>>STEF DID SO GOOD.>>SHE DID WELL.>>GO JEFF.>>WE HAVE TO GIVE OWL OUGHT THE SPECIFICS. WE HAVE A COUPLE OF THE CHEERLEADERS WITH US.>>THAT’S RIGHT. PLEASE WELCOME MORGAN AND OLIVIA TO THE SHOW. WHAT FAWN JOB YOU HAVE.>>IT IS SO MUCH FUN.>>A LOT OF THE GIRLS HAVE FULL-TIME JOBS AND THEY DO THIS ON THE SIDE, RIGHT?>>WE’RE FULL-TIMERS. I WORK FULL-TIME FINANCE FOR AN ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES COMPANY.>>AND I’M A TEACHER.>>MY GOSH.>>YOU HAVE TO TRY OUT EVERY YEAR.>>WE DO. YES.>>WE’RE GETTING READY, 10 DAYS-A-WEEK.>>ARE YOU PSYCHED UP?>>WE’RE SO EXCITED.>>SOMETHING TELLS ME YOU’LL DO QUITE WELL.>>THE TRYOUTS ABOUT TWO WEEKS AWAY. APRIL 1st.>>10 DAYS AWAY.>>AT THE HOUSTON METHODIST TRAINING CENTER. SO WE LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING Y’ALL THERE. WE’RE SO EXCITED.>>AND WEAR SOMETHING SPARKLY. FIRST IMPRESSIONS ARE EVERYTHING.>>YOU HAVE TO GIVE US YOUR BEST “GO TEXANS” REAL QUICK.>>Together: GO TEXANS!>>YOU CAN LEARN MORE BY VISITING HOUSTONTEXANS.COM.

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