'Dancing with the Stars' Season 26 Cast Revealed

  • 'Dancing with the Stars' Season 26 Cast Revealed

'Dancing with the Stars' Season 26 Cast Revealed

Dancing with the Stars has just revealed the cast for the ABC Television Network ballroom competition's first ever all athletes' edition.

Infamous Olympic figure skater, as well as center of the Nancy Kerrigan (who was part of the season 24 cast) attack scandal back in 1994, Tonya Harding will be joining Sasha Farber this season. It's also an especially figure skater-heavy cast, with three skaters.

Nagasu is the first US woman to land a triple axel in the Winter Olympics.

Norman is the most notable active athlete of the bunch, as he is a one-time Pro Bowler and All-Pro who plays for the Washington Redskins.

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and partner Lindsay Arnold will appear on "Dancing with the Stars".

Daigle is retired Olympic winning softball pitcher.

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

Season 26 will see 10 athletes participate in the four-week live event.

The day before the list of pro's was released, with Mark Ballas, Val and Maks Chmerkovsky, and Peta Murgatroyd noticeably absent from the roster.

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

Renowned dancing experts Len Goodman, Carrie Ann Inaba and Bruno Tonioli will return to the judging panel.

Dancing with the Stars: Athletes is scheduled to kick off April 30 at 8 p.m. on ABC.

In a match of "Create the Graze", host Michael Strahan invited pros and athletes to go head-to-head in making up sports-inspired dance moves on the spot, based exclusively on the piece of athletic gear waiting for them in a locker.