Dancing with the Stars new champion
Dancing with the star season 23 finale show of the reality dancing competition series 2016 was on tuesday evening. The finalist were: Laurie Hernandez and Val Chmerkovskiy, Calvin Johnson and Lindsay Arnold, and James Hinchcliffe and Sharna Burgess
For the first time in history , all three finalists were professional athletes . They gave their final performances in front of judges Carrie Ann Inaba, Len Goodman, Julianne Hough and Bruno Tonioli.
Retired NFL player Calvin Johnson and his pro partner Lindsay Arnold took third place.
Race car driver James Hinchcliffe was Runner-up .
“It meant the world. I never would have thought at the start of this that Sharna and I would be standing up here finishing second in this competition”. he said on the ABC series.
Co-hosts Tom Bergeron and Erin Andrews revealed that Olympic gymnast Hernandez was the Mirrorball Trophy winner(WINNER).
Hernandez speech after earning the winning title:
“I just want to thank everyone for their support and riding along this crazy roller coaster of my life,”
“My goal is just to inspire others as I go on with my journey and thanks for being there for me.”
“Thank you so much! To all the kids out there, you don’t have to wait to grow up to change the world. Be great. You’re the future. Thank you so much!”
Congratsulations to Laurie and Val !!