Regardless of what your specialty is, the idea is that the best athletes are those who can perform at a high level in just about any sport they try.
Maksim and his partner, Kristi Leskinen, won the 2009 Maksim Chmerkovskiy may be best well known for his ballroom dancing, but he is clearly a superior athlete as well.
“It’s like this: I love Brandy, she knows that and I know that you know Mel [B], Erin [Andrews], Layla [Ali], Tia [Carrerre], Debi Mazar — everybody I’ve danced with — Denise Richards, everybody called me everyday to wish me luck,” he said.
“I love people who love me for who I am and those are the people I care about,” Maks continued.
insider tells Us Weekly pros Maksim Chmerkovskiy and Peta Murgatroyd are the longrunning program's newest couple. Though the source admits the romance is still new, the pair are already serious about one another.
"Maks wanted a girlfriend," the insider shares of the dancer, 32, who was paired with the recently eliminated Melissa Gilbert this season.
A highly-gifted young dancer, as he got older and his family immigrated to the United States, he became much more interested in several sports than in dancing.
A ski accident was the cause of multiple injuries, and though he was warned that he might not ever gain the same physical prowess, through extensive therapy and work he achieved an impressive, complete recovery.
“You’re the reason why I got three 8s tonight, you know that… “He knows that I need that; I need for somebody to push me as hard as I push myself and his method works with me and when we leave the dancing studio we’re eating French fries at some Mc Donalds nearby, just hanging out talking.
Appearing in several different seasons, he has managed to wow audiences with his dancing skills as well as make many watchers wonder if this dashing young dancer is already taken or not.
His good looks, dancer physique, and amazing dance skills have made more than a mere handful of women very interested in this young dancer.