Dancing With the Star: Athletes Cast Revealed

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Just like previous years, 10 athletes will hit the ballroom floor on the season premiere, which is set to premiere on April 30, 2018 on ABC, streaming and on demand.

After the attack, Tonya was banned from skating by the U.S. Figure Skating Association.

This cast boasts 15 X Games medals, seven Olympic medals, six NBA titles, five USA basketball medals, and two World Series rings.

Nagasu and Rippon will be partnered with Alan Bersten and Jenna Johnson, respectively.

Mirai Nagasu, along with nine other athletes, is headed to "Dancing With The Stars".

Athlete: Johnny Damon, baseball star who was on Red Sox and Yankees World Series-winning teams.

National Basketball Association legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, 70, will team up with the show's reigning champion Lindsay Arnold.


Athlete: Jennie Finch Daigle, two-time Olympic medal victor in softball.

Basketball player Arike Ogunbowale, who is 5ft8in, has been paired with Gleb Savchenko.

Athlete: Chris Mazdzer, medalist in men's single luge at the PyeongChang Winter Olympics.

Fellow dancer Artem Chigvintsev said he expects it to be an especially competitive season.

ABC confirmed the list of athletes that will be competing on this year's season of "Dancing with the Stars: Athletes", the announcements were made on ABC's "Good Morning America" earlier this morning.

'Each week these athletes will leave their comfort zones and endure hours of grueling rehearsals to master new dance styles and technical choreography to perform a dance'.

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