Dancing With The Stars

Dancing With The Stars

The first live telecast with Diana Nyad pairing up with professional dancer Henry Byalikov will be shown tonight in America on Dancing With the Stars.

“I’m a huge fan of both dancing and the show so here’s one of my dreams come true,” describes Nyad.

My partner is [28-year-old Australian] Henry Byalikov, a sublime dancer, an articulate and intelligent teacher, and a lovely person with whom to spend many hours a day. Our first dance is the Fox Trot and ready to give it my all on Monday night.”

Byalikov is a veteran of Australia’s So You Think You Can Dance, Strictly Dancing and Dancing With the Stars, and was also featured in The Great Gatsby as a dancer.

Natalie Coughlin and Ky Hurst were some other swimmers who recently appeared on the American and Australian versions of Dancing With The Stars.

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Steven Munatones