Wednesday, November 28, 2007

Helio and Julianne are "Doing the Happy Dance!"


The Dancing with the Stars season finale ended up with Helio Catroneves and his partner, Julianne Hough, getting the coveted Mirror Ball Trophy in front of 25 million viewers. Helio, a two-time Indianapolis 500 winner from Brazil said “This is an incredible moment!”

Castroneves and Hough came into the finals in second place, one point behind Brown and her partner, Maksim Chmerkovskiy. Brown was described as “the most versatile dancer” of the 12 celebrities by one of the show’s judges, Len Goodman. And overall, she showed herself to be the more polished and professional performer.

But it was Helio's personality and enthusiasm and a phenomenal 'quick step' in my favorite yellow suit, that won the hearts of the viewers and proved him to be the final winner. Judge Bruno Tonioli said Castroneves is “like the sunny side of life.”

4 comments:

  1. Oh I was so happy to see this win. I really wanted him to win and he did it. His free style certainly was the best.

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  2. I do not watch this show, but I do watch Helio race. I hope you are having a fantastic week.

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  3. I am so glad they won. I knew if he wore his banana man suit that he would win. He's just so cute in it. Costume is an important part of the dance and I never really liked looking at Mel's tattoos. She has way too many of them. Even though the judges love her, the dominatrix dances she did just don't belong in ballroom dancing. Call me old fashioned.

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  4. I was happy for this win too... Life IS Good!

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Michele Bilyeu blogs "With Heart and Hands" as she journeys between Douglas, Alaska and Salem, Oregon.