Dorothy Hamill reveals my figure skating skills do not help me at all on the reality show Dancing With The Stars. The American figure skater may be a pro skater however on the dance floor she’s a “klutz”!
The Olympic gold medalist and her “Dancing With the Stars” pro partner, Tristan MacManus, had made an appearance on Tuesday’s Access Hollywood Live, where she had spoke out about how her skills not not showing yet when she hit the dance floor.
“I’m such a klutz,” the 56-year-old skater who took home a gold medal at the 1976 Olympics, told Billy Bush and Kit Hoover. “I’m so all over the place!”
Hamill seems to need her skates when she is in her dance gear.
“The shoes, the balances, I’m always wanting to skate some place,” she said when asked what is most difficult for her.
Season 6 “DWTS” winner Kristi Yamaguchi gives some advice to Hamill.
“Kristi is amazing, she can do anything. She’s trying to give me some tips,” Dorothy explained. “She says I should listen to my partner.”
Partner Tristan is staying more positive about their chances for mirror-ball glory.
“It’s going good,” he told Billy and Kit, explaining that they are not concerned about any particular competing pair just yet. “We’re just worried about us.”
“I have the best partner, that’s all I can say,” Dorothy added.
“DWTS” new season does kick of on March 18, 2013 at 8 PM on ABC.