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Mirai Nagasu Stuns with Her Salsa on 'DWTS' Night One (Video)

Mirai Nagasu shows off her dance moves while performing alongside her pro partner Alan Bernstein on Dancing With the Stars: Athletes week one on Monday (April 30) in Los Angeles.

The 25-year-old Olympic figure skater danced a salsa with Alan and she earned 23 points out of 30, one of the highest scores of the night.

Mirai is competing against her best friend Adam Rippon, who she won a medal with at the Winter Olympics, and she said they hope to get to the finale together!

Watch the performance video below.


Mirai and Alan’s – Salsa – Dancing with the Stars

'Dancing with the Stars' Spring 2018 Cast Revealed - See the Contestants!

The cast of the latest season of Dancing with the Stars was revealed on Friday morning (April 13) on Good Morning America!

Season 26, dubbed Dancing With The Stars: Athletes, features a cast solely consisting of sports stars paired with 10 professional dancers competing for the coveted Mirror Ball trophy. In addition, in a departure from previous seasons, this round will only last four weeks.

This upcoming season will kick off on Monday (April 30) on ABC ahead of American Idol.

Click through the slideshow to see who is competing on Dancing with the Stars this season…

Olympian Adam Rippon Makes His Oscars Red Carpet Debut!

Adam Rippon is at the Oscars for the first time and he’s making a fashion statement on the red carpet!

The 28-year-old figure skater hit the carpet at the 2018 Academy Awards in a suit with leather straps on Sunday (March 4) at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood.

Joining Adam on the carpet was his Olympics partner Mirai Nagasu.

Adam posted on Instagram over the weekend that he’d be attending the movie industry’s biggest night.

“Dressed to impress in @moschino. Getting ready for the Oscars with @accessonline! Huge thank you to the brill, beautiful, and kind, @itsjeremyscott 🙆🏼‍♂️,” he wrote.

FYI: Adam is wearing a Moschino look created by designer Jeremy Scott. Mirai is wearing a Tadashi Shoji gown.

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Figure Skater Mirai Nagasu Makes History at Olympics 2018!

Figure skater Mirai Nagasu made history on Monday morning (Sunday night in the USA) when she became the first American skater to land the rare and incredibly difficult triple axel during the Olympics!

The 24-year-old Olympian celebrated on the ice after her amazing skate. The difficult jump has only been attempted inn competition by Mirai , Tonya Harding and Kimmie Meissner.

If you don’t know, the move requires a forward takeoff and three-and-a-half rotations in the air.

Team USA, which also includes Adam Rippon and more, won bronze at the Figure Skating Team event.

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Figure Skater Ashley Wagner is 'Furious' With Judges After Losing Out on 2018 Winter Olympics Team Placement

Ashley Wagner is sharing her heated reaction after finding out that she didn’t make the U.S. Olympic figure-skating team this year.

The 26-year-old Olympic bronze medalist was given disappointingly low scores from judges at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships on Friday (January 5).

Ashley finished in fourth place and revealed to The Salt Lake Tribune that she was “absolutely furious.”

“For me to put out two programs that I did at this competition as solid as I skated and to get those scores, I am furious, and I think deservedly so,” she shared. “I honestly think that at the end of the day, this is how I feel, and I feel like I need to stick up for myself, and I think that I delivered when I really needed to. I think all these girls delivered when they needed to, but I want to be on that Olympic team and I’m really mad that I’m in this position again.”

Ashley finished in fourth in the U.S. Championships in 2014 as well and was given the chance to represent the country at the 2014 Olympics in Sochi, but today it was announced that Ashley will serve as Team USA’s first alternate.

The 2018 Winter Olympics, starting on February 8, would have marked Ashley‘s third Olympic experience (she was also a first alternate at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver).

Bradie Tennell, Karen Chen and Mirai Nagasu will be competing for the United States in Pyeongchang next month.