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'Dancing With the Stars’ season 26: Tonya Harding, Adam Rippon, Johnny Damon among first all-athlete cast

See who's competing on the first "Dancing With the Stars" edition in which the stars are all professional athletes. Season 26 premieres April 30 on ABC.

CHRIS MAZDZER (with pro partner Witney Carson)

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Chris Mazdzer is a professional luger from Pittsfield, Massachusetts, who has been competing internationally since 2001. In February 2018, he won a silver medal for the Men's Single Luge at the Olympic games in Pyeongchang, South Korea, making him the only non-European to win a medal in the event. 

KAREEM ABDUL-JABBAR (with pro partner Lindsay Arnold)

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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is a legendary basketball player who remains the NBA's all-time leading scorer with 38,387 points. In addition to his professional basketball career, he has also appeared in a number of films and TV shows since 1972, including 1980's "Airplane!" and 1994's "The Stand." 

ARIKE OGUNBOWALE

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Arike Ogunbowale is a basketball player currently attending the University of Notre Dame. She gained popularity in her sport in 2015 when she was selected as a McDonald’s High School All-American and named Wisconsin's Miss Basketball for the year. She will be competing with professional dancer Gleb Savchenko.

ADAM RIPPON (with pro partner Jenna Johnson)

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Professional figure skater Adam Rippon began skating at age 10 and has been competeing professionally since 2004. He gained notoriety during the 2018 Olympic games in Pyeongchang, South Korea, for being the first openly gay U.S. male athlete to win a medal at the Winter Olympics. 

JOSH NORMAN (with pro partner Sharna Burgess)

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Josh Norman, a cornerback for the Washington Redskins, was originally drafted into the National Football League by the Carolina Panthers in 2012. He played college footbal at Coastal Carolina and is considered to be one of the best cornerbacks currently playing in the NFL. 

JENNIE FINCH DAIGLE (with pro partner Keo Motsepe)

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Jennie Finch Daigle is a former softball pitcher who has been described by Time magazine as the most famous softball player in history. In 2004, she led Team USA to the gold medal during the Athens Summer Olympics and won silver during the 2008 Olympic games in Beijing. 

MIRAI NAGASU (with pro partner Alan Bersten)

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Mirai Nagasu is a professional figure skater who has been competing around the world since 2002. In February 2018, she joined the ranks of elite skaters when she landed a triple axel in a figure skating team event at the Olympics games in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

JAMIE ANDERSON (with pro partner Artem Chigvintsev)

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Professional snowboarder Jamie Anderson began snowboarding in 2000, at age 9, and qualified for the Winter X games just four years later. She competed at the 2014 and 2018 Winter Olympics and became the first female snowboarder to win more than one Olympic gold medal. 

JOHNNY DAMON (with pro partner Emma Slater)

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Johnny Damon began his professional baseball career with the Kansas City Royals in 1995. Before his retirement from Major League Baseball in 2012, he played with the Oakland Athletics, Boston Red Sox, New York Yankees, Detroit Tigers, Tampa Bay Rays and Cleveland Indians. Damon also competed on "The Celebrity Apprentice" in 2015. 

TONYA HARDING (with pro partner Sasha Farber)

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Former figure skater Tonya Harding won her first national skating title in 1991 and became the first American woman to complete a triple axel in competition. In 1994, she earned notoriety when her ex-husband Jeff Gillooly hired a hitman to assault her competitor, Nancy Kerrigan (who competed on "Dancing With the Stars" during season 24).

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