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Nastia Liukin lastest Olympian to compete on DWTS

Nastia Liukin will be the third U.S. Olympic champion gymnast to compete on “Dancing With the Stars,” joining the roster for the 20th season set to debut March 16. The 2008 Olympic all-around champion, follows Beijing teammate Shawn Johnson, who won the show in its eighth season (and recently underwent knee surgery – get well soon Shawn). Aly …

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Misty Copeland is a Badass Ballerina

A lot of companies have launched ads lately supporting strong, independent, and empowered woman (GoldieBlox, Always, HelloFlo, and Verizon come to mind). The latest to join their ranks is athletic apparel  brand Under Armour with its “I Will What I Want,” campaign. This is the company’s most expansive global women’s marketing campaign to date and it features world champion downhill skier Lindsey Vonn, tennis star Sloane …

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Tennis Legend Martina Navratilova Joins “Dancing with the Stars” Cast

Tennis legend Martina Navratilova, winner of 59 Grand Slam titles, a record 9 Wimbledon singles championships, and an unrivaled 344 tournament victories, is the latest athlete to waltz onto Dancing with the Stars. The 55-year-old Navratilova is the only player in history to win Grand Slam titles in four different decades, including a curtain-closing U.S. …

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Hope Solo debuts big on DWTS; Artest is eliminated

Athletes usually fare pretty well on “Dancing with the Stars” but Ron Artest – one of the most popular NBA players – failed to impress  during Monday’s night’s season 13 premiere. Artest, aka Metta World Peace,  only scored 14 out of 30 points after completing his cha cha with partner Peta Murgatroyd. At the end …

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Michelle Obama totally knows how to Dougie

Do you like Beyonce? So does First Lady Michelle Obama. During a visit to a local middle school, Obama performed the Dougie, the Running Man and the Cha-Cha during Beyonce’s “Let’s Move” video. More than 600 schools performed the Beyoncé workout simultaneously yesterday afternoon but only one school was lucky enough to have the First …

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[Video] Meet dancer Lauren Froderman – G Series Fit ambassador

Soon after crossing the graduation stage at a Phoenix  high school, 18-year-old Lauren Froderman danced across the stage on “So You Think You Can Dance.” and went on to win season seven. During the competition, the contemporary jazz dancer was best known for her ability to effortlessly pick up other styles including hip-hop, ballroom and Bollywood. …

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Raising the barre: The reinvention of classical ballet

If you think Swan Lake or The Nutcracker when you think of ballet, think again. Many contemporary troupes are forging new ways to enchant modern audiences by demonstrating that ballet is a living dance form. Check out just a few of the ways in which ballet is being reinvented. Indie Rock Ballet: Goodbye Tchaikovsky, hello…The …

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