Athletes rule on 'Dancing With the Stars'
Cowboys legend Emmitt Smith found success off the field when he and partner Cheryl Burke took home the mirrorball trophy in the 2006 season.
Olympic champion Apolo Ohno proved to be just as nimble on the dance floor as he is on ice, as he and Julianne Hough won the competition in 2007.
NFL star Jason Taylor took a break from tackling people to show a softer side on 'Dancing With the Stars.' He lost out to Olympic skater Kristi Yamaguchi.
Shawn Johnson (middle) beat out 'Bachelor' star Melissa Rycroft and actor Gilles Marini to take home the trophy on Tuesday night. She's the third Olympian to win on the show.
Tiny but dominant
Shawn Johnson's celebrity status has held strong after the Olympics with a successful run on 'Dancing With the Stars' with partner Mark Ballas.
In the 2008 season, Kristi Yamaguchi impressed both judges and America with her grace on the dance floor.
Fast lane to the trophy
Indy Racing League driver Helio Castroneves partnered up with Julianne Hough to win Season 5. Athletes have won five of the eight seasons of 'Dancing With the Stars.'