Regular readers know that I’m quite fond of Dancing With The Stars. I like it on several levels. First, it’s what I call a “getting it right” show. The stars begin as neophytes, and through a lot of hard work, all get better and some get totally wonderful. Second, I love watching dancing and the pros on this show are really good. Third, I like the camaraderie that develops on the show. It most certainly could be faked, but I actually don’t think so. These people are living in each other’s back pockets for weeks at a time, and they seem to enjoy each other’s company. Given how much I liked the show, I thought I’d share a season wrap-up with you, including a few facts and tidbits that aren’t so obvious.
This season, after a lackluster start, proved to be one of the most exciting Dancing With The Stars seasons I’ve watched. While those who dropped out early were an unimpressive bunch (although I think Randy Couture should have lasted much longer than he did), the four stars going into the finals proved to be really exciting dancers who matured beautifully during the short season. Here’s a bit about each of those four: