‘Dancing With The Stars: Athletes’ Cast Revealed: Tonya Harding, Adam Rippon, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar And More

The cast of “Dancing With the Stars: Athletes” have been revealed, with sports stars, including NBA great Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and figure skaters Tonya Harding and Adam Rippon, joining the reality competition’s first-ever sports-themed season.

The cast announcement was made during Friday morning’s edition of “Good Morning America”, with the show welcoming 10 superstar athletes who will be tripping the light fantastic as they compete for the Mirrorball trophy.

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The competitors are…

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ABC/Craig Sjodin

Controversial figure skater and subject of Oscar-nominated biopic “I, Tonya” Tonya Harding, paired with Sasha Farber.

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ABC/Craig Sjodin

Basketball legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, dancing with Lindsay Arnold.

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ABC/Craig Sjodin

Figure skater Adam Rippon, who will be competing with dancer Jenna Johnson.

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Softball star Jennie Finch Daigle, who will be partnered with Keo Motsepe.

The University of Notre Dame
The University of Notre Dame

Notre Dame women’s basketball phenom Arike Ogunbowale, paired with dancer Gleb Savchenko.

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ABC/Craig Sjodin

Olympic luge sensation Chris Mazdzer, paired with Witney Carson.

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ABC/Craig Sjodin

Snowboarder Jamie Anderson, who will be dancing with Artem Chigvintsev.

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ABC/Craig Sjodin

MLB star Johnny Damon, dancing with Emma Slater.

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ABC/Craig Sjodin

Olympic figure skater Mirai Nagasu, paired with Alan Bersten.

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ABC/Craig Sjodin

Washington Redskins cornerback Josh Norman, paired with Sharna Burgess.

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Tom Bergeron will return to host, as will judges Len Goodman, Bruno Tonioli and Carrie Ann Inaba.

“Dancing With the Stars: Athletes” premieres Monday, April 29.

Here’s how the cast announcement was greeted in the Twittersphere:

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