17 Most Successful Athletes in 'Dancing With the Stars' History

Kat Thieme

After 25 seasons of ABC’s Dancing With The Stars, the show is returning for yet another season, this time with a twist — an all-athlete cast.

With their competitive nature and athleticism, professional athletes have a track record for performing well on the show. Since the first season in 2005, 62 athletes have competed on the show and 10 managed to walk away with the Mirrorball.

To prepare for the new season, we’ve put together a gallery of the top 17 athletes of years past. Click through the gallery above to see who made the cut!

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