Words: Kevin Rouse and Derek Zoolander
Photos: Dave Reddick

"Well I guess it all started the first time I went through the second grade. I caught my reflection in a spoon while I was eating my cereal, and I remember thinking, 'Wow, you’re ridiculously good looking, maybe you could do that for a career.'” – Derek Zoolander, 2001.

Who knows, maybe it actually was a spoon, or perhaps just the reflection in the window of a parked car as he tried on a new pair of sunglasses, but whatever the case, Squirrel knew. He had what took to become a male model. All he needed was his big break.

Little did he know that a few weeks ago he would receive a call asking him to participate in the 2011 Interbike Fashion Show. Here's how it went down:

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Squirrel made some new friends in the fashion world

Alpha Squirrel says come hither as he strikes a sultry pose