The cast of the first-ever athletes edition of ‘Dancing With the Stars’ was revealed live on ‘GMA’ on April 13. Find out the athletes competing and the pros they’re paired with now!
The new season of Dancing With the Stars is going to be red-hot! The all-athletes cast for season 26 has been unveiled, and the show is going to feature some of your faves from the Olympics, the football field, and more. Ten athletes total will be teamed up with the show’s professional dancers and compete to win the coveted mirrorball trophy.
Tom Bergeron and Erin Andrews are returning as hosts of the special all-athletes edition of the show. This season will be much shorter than the normal 10-week season. Season 26 will be just four weeks long! The new season will premiere April 30 at 8 p.m. ET on ABC. Check out the full list of athletes who will be competing on the dance floor below!
Former Olympic figure skater Tonya Harding is with Sasha Farber
Notre Dame basketball player Arike Ogunbowale with Gleb Savchenko
Retired NBA star Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is with Lindsay Arnold
Washington Redskins cornerback Josh Norman is with Sharna Burgess
Olympic medalist/figure skater Adam Rippon is with Jenna Johnson
Olympic softball player Jennie Finch is with Keo Motsepe
Olympic luger Chris Mazdzer is with Witney Carson
Olympic gold medalist/snowboarder Jamie Anderson is with Artem Chigvintsev
Olympic figure skater Mirai Nagasu is with Alan Bersten
Former MLB player Johnny Damon is with Emma Slater
Your fave partners Val Chmerkovskiy, Maks Chmerkovskiy, and Peta Murgatroyd are taking a break this season. The trio is currently on their dance tour. But you know Val will support his longtime love Jenna as she competes for the mirrorball trophy. This season is going to be the most competitive yet! Stay tuned for interviews with the cast!