Dancing with the Stars returns to television this spring, this time with an athletic focus. The cast for the reality competition will feature ten celebrity athletes vying for the coveted Mirrorball Trophy. ABC announced the celebrity lineup this morning on Good Morning America and the talented cast comes from a variety of sports backgrounds. Joining the competition this year are:

  • Olympic Figure Skater Adam Rippon dancing with Jenna Johnson
  • NCAA College Basketball MVP Arike Ogunbowale dancing with Gleb Savchenko
  • Olympic Luger Chris Mazdzer dancing with Witney Carson
  • Olympic Snowboarder Jamie Anderson dancing with Artem Chigvintsev
  • Olympic Softball Pitcher Jennie Finch Daigle dancing with Keo Motsepe
  • Baseball great Johnny Damon dancing with Emma Slater
  • Football Cornerback Josh Norman dancing with Sharna Burgess
  • Basketball superstar Kareem Abdul-Jabbar dancing with Lindsay Arnold
  • Olympic Figure Skater Mirai Nagasu dancing with Alan Bersten
  • Olympic Figure Skater Tonya Harding dancing with Sasha Farber

Dancing with the Stars: Athletes premiers Monday, April 30th at 8:00 pm EDT

 
 

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