The New Addition in the Cast of Dancing with the Stars
Is dance your favorite entertainment genre? If yes, then you shouldn’t miss the 27th season of the highly anticipated reality show ‘Dancing with the Stars’. And guess what! The new Dancing with the Stars lineup of the cast has been announced and it constitutes of some amazing celebs. It has recently been announced on the TV show Good Morning America. And if you are not aware of it already, the premiere of Season 27 is on September 24th, Monday on ABC. Get ready for the ballroom debuts of the new cast!
The brand new cast of Dancing with the Stars is featuring athletes. Their names were revealed exclusively. You already know the previously announced celebs like Joe Amabile, Milo Manheim, and Nancy McKeon. The new ones include a first-ever blind contestant, an alumnus from the Hogwards School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, an Olympic gymnast (gold medalist), an American Idol mentor, and a Duke of Hazzard. It sounds like a lot of fun!
So, get ready to be glued to your TV screens for some phenomenal entertainment for four weeks in Dancing with the Stars: Athletes. You wouldn’t want to miss the amazing athletes. Read on to know the cast better.
Earlier this year, Adam Rippon won the hearts of Americans. There is no doubt that he is one of the most dramatic skaters in the world. He also earned a team bronze medal in the recent Pyeongchang. Over the last four years, Adam has managed to garner nine medals including the men’s championship title in 2016.
We are looking forward to Adam stepping off the ice into the starry ballroom with Jenna Johnson, his partner!
She is a member of the women’s basketball team and a junior at Notre Dame. She has decided to embark on a brand new dance adventure with her pro partner Gleb Savchenko. Can’t wait to see her moves!
Jamie is one of the top snowboarders on the planet. Since she was 15, she has won 15 X games medals and that’s a record. She won a gold medal in Slopestyle competition back in 2014 in Sochi and defended it in PyeongChang, 2018. She has now decided to take this brand new challenge and has partnered with Artem Chigvintsev in this amazing dance show.
Chris made history in Pyeongchang by becoming the first American athlete won ever win a medal in Men’s Single Luge. He is not just beauty and brawn but has a degree in Finance/Business administration. He aspires to become a financial consultant after being done with his athletic career. But for now, he has decided to try himself in dance. His pro partner in the show is Witney Carson.
Jennie Finch Daigle
Jennie is a Softball star and started off at the age of 8. Back in 2004 in Athens, her team dominated and won the gold. Sports Illustrated hailed the team as the greatest of all time. She also created a signature line in collaboration with Mizuno. She is the pioneer of using pink in women’s equipment of Softball. Black and Pink became her signature colors. Now she has ventured into the dance industry and her pro partner is Keo Motsepe.
We all know that in 2016, Josh was the highest-paid NFL cornerback. He signed with Washington Redskins after he spent four seasons with Carolina Panthers. Now he has entered the seventh season and he remains to be one of the most amazing and elite athletes. Josh provides opportunities for academic enrichment for youth through his personal foundation called Starz24.
Recently, he has decided to trade his football cleats for a pair of dancing shoes for Dancing with the Stars. His pro partner is Sharna Burgess.
Johnny Damon has been a star for consecutively 18 seasons in Major League Basketball. He is undoubtedly one of the most respected and outstanding players of the game. After his phenomenal victory in World Series in 2004 with Boston Red Sox, he was signed with the New York Yankees back in 2006. Now Johnny is all set to play ball for the ballroom and he has partnered Emma Slater.
The NBA’s leading scorer, a 6-time NBA champion and its only 6-time MVP, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is venturing into dancing. He was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by Barack Obama, and it’s the highest civilian honor of the nation. It’s cool to see him partner with Lindsay Arnold.
At the age of 5, she won her first skating competition. At Senior Nationals in 1991, she became the first American female to successfully attempt the extremely difficult triple Axel. Her life has been recently depicted in an award-winning film called I, Tonya.
Her story is taking a road as she decides to hit the dance floor with the pro partner Sasha Farber.
Mirai is one of the youngest figure skaters and she won the national title in the year 2008. She represented the United States of America at the age of 24 in PyeongChang. She made history and became the first American woman to successfully land a triple axel. It seems like she is going to add a Mirrorball trophy to the long list of her accomplishments by partnering with Alan Bersten.
The new Dancing with the Stars lineup is pretty interesting and 10 athletes are paired with 10 pro dancers. It seems to be the most amazing and competitive dancing season of the year. These athletes are going to leave their comfort zones for some grueling rehearsals in order to master their dancing skills with renowned ballroom specialists. And I, for one, can’t wait for the action to begin!