Kicking off the second round are David Ross and Lindsay Arnold, performing their freestyle to a medley of “It Takes Two” and ”Take Me Out to the Ballgame” by Rob Base & DJ EZ Rock/Ronnie Neuman.
Len Goodman says the dance knocked it out of the park, while Julianne Hough calls their freestyle entertaining. Bruno Tonioli praises the dance and Carrie Ann Inaba calls it David’s personal best. They score a 40.
Watch David Ross and Lindsay Arnold’s Finals Night Freestyle
Welcome to the two-night season 24 finale! The three remaining couples will perform two dances: a Redemption Style featuring styles such as the Viennese waltz and quickstep. In the second round, couples will perform the always-popular freestyle dance, which gives couples the opportunity to showcase the skills they’ve learned this season. During part two of the finale Tuesday night, previous contestants will return to the dance floor and the remaining finalists will perform in the 24-Hour Fusion Challenge. The winner of the Mirrorball trophy will be announced tomorrow night during the action-packed finale.
Dancing with the Stars Social Media Reactions
David is gonna have the most annoyingly predictable freestyle in the history of #DWTS. The baseball thing was cute week 1, not now.
— ✨ Haley ✨ (@alohaleymora) May 23, 2017
This is so sad. WHY IS DAVID STILL HERE #DWTS
— HannahShips (@TheForeverFan) May 23, 2017
David & Lindsay are going to see this to the end & I couldn't be happier. Watch their freestyle closely! #DWTS
— Thomas Duffy (@auctionguy28) May 23, 2017
Love David!!!!!!! #dwts
— Abbie H (@AbbieH66) May 23, 2017
Lmao I LOVE DAVID ROSS #DWTS
— Hillary (@danceislife22) May 23, 2017
According to ABC, Ross “is a two time World Series Champion, having won World Series titles in 2013 with the Boston Red Sox and with the Chicago Cubs in 2016. During his 15 year Major League career, he played for the Los Angeles Dodgers, Pittsburgh Pirates, San Diego Padres, Cincinnati Reds, Boston Red Sox, Atlanta Braves and Chicago Cubs. Recently retired, Ross now serves as a Special Assistant for the Chicago Cubs and also works as a TV Baseball Analyst for ESPN.” His book his set to be published in May 2017.
Final week with this one we are loving every minute of rehearsing this week for the Finals Monday night!! Feeling so grateful to all you fans for keeping us in another week so we could dance together one last time❤️ we love you all and know that we wouldn't be here without your support!! @dancingabc #dwts
Now in its 24th season, “Dancing with the Stars” is hosted by Tom Bergeron and sports broadcaster Erin Andrews. The judging panel is composed of ballroom experts Len Goodman, Carrie Ann Inaba, Julianne Hough and Bruno Tonioli. Their scores, along with America’s votes, determine who gets to stay and who is sent home each week as couples vie for the coveted Mirrorball trophy.
The finalists include Normani Kordei with Val Chmerkovskiy, David Ross with Lindsay Arnold and Rashad Jennings with Emma Slater.
Part two of the “Dancing with the Stars” finale will air Tuesday night starting at 8:30 p.m. on ABC.
What did you think of their performance tonight? Do you think they deserve to win the Mirrorball trophy? Sound off in the comments section below!
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