Three-time World Cup Para-snowboard champion Amy Purdy danced a Swing dance, on tonight’s season 18 episode 2 of Dancing with the Stars. The show kicks off with a show-stopping opening number choreographed by Mandy Moore featuring the entire cast followed by an announcement that is not to be missed! We posted a nifty bio of Amy Purdy so you can get more familiar with her. If you missed tonight’s show you can read a full and detailed recap, right here.
On tonight’s show each couple will perform a dance style of the celebrities choosing including Swing, Tango, Jive, Salsa, Samba, Rumba and the Cha Cha. The couples face the first nerve-racking round of elimination. Additionally, “The Switch Up” begins and voting guidelines will be revealed live. For the first time ever, America will be given the power to vote and change celebrity and professional dance pairings.
On last episode Amy performed a Cha Cha Cha and Len loved it saying, “We can’t judge you any different than any other star. It is all about the dancing. You got a gold medal tonight in the Cha Cha.”
Amy Purdy and professional dancer Derek Hough: dancing a Swing Dance. Amy has been getting ready for her dance tonight. She tweeted, “Absolutely madly in love with my retro look for tonight! When I was young I grew up idolizing Lucille”
JUDGES COMMENTS: Len: “You used every nuance in that music to great effect. You are amazing, well done.” Bruno: “Clever, witty I loved it. The only thing you missed was the arm change.” Carrie Ann: “Your movements are completely synchronized. It is mind blogging. Well, well done.”
SCORES: Carrie Ann: 8 Len: 8 Bruno: 8 TOTAL: 24/30 – Vote for Amy Purdy and professional dancer Derek Hough at Voting #: 1-800-868-3410.
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