Basketball legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and two-time Olympic figure skater Tonya Harding are among the 10-member cast announced Friday for ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars: Athletes.”
(ABC/Craig Sjodin) TONYA HARDING, SASHA FARBER
The cast also includes four U.S. medalists from the 2018 Winter Olympics — figure skaters Mirai Nagasu of Arcadia and Adam Rippon; snowboarder Jamie Anderson; and luger Chris Mazdzer.
The other cast members are Washington cornerback Josh Norman; retired major league outfielder Johnny Damon; retired gold medal-winning softball pitcher Jennie Finch Daigle; and Arike Ogunbowale, who led Notre Dame to the 2018 NCAA women’s basketball championship.
“Dancing with the Stars: Athletes” will begin its season April 30.
As announced on ABC’s “Good Morning America,” the athletes with their professional dance partners heading to the ballroom this season are (in alphabetical order):
Adam Rippon with Jenna Johnson
Arike Ogunbowale with Gleb Savchenko
Chris Mazdzer with Witney Carson
Jamie Anderson with Artem Chigvintsev
Jennie Finch Daigle with Keo Motsepe
Johnny Damon with Emma Slater
Josh Norman with Sharna Burgess
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar with Lindsay Arnold
Mirai Nagasu with Alan Bersten
Tonya Harding with Sasha Farber