Professional athletes have won six out of the 12 seasons of Dancing With the Stars and Hines Ward became the latest to do so.
Athletes tend to do better on the show because they are always in great shape, which makes the cardio aspect of dancing much easier. Emmitt Smith proved that athletes also just move better because they consistently mimic moves that are on the dance floor during their daily workout routines.
A new season is currently under way and features Hope Solo, who I believe has a chance to grace this slideshow in the near future.
The show has endured a ton of athletes, but here are the top five athletes to compete on the show.