LAUREN Steadman is used to being in coaching, however she’ll want a complete completely different set of sneakers now she’s signed up for Strictly Come Dancing.
Right here is all it’s essential know concerning the British Paralympian and Strictly’s newest star.
Who’s Lauren Steadman?
Lauren Steadman was born December 18, 1992, in Peterborough, England with out her proper forearm.
Regardless of this, the 25-year-old is a double World Champion para-triathlete and six-time European Champion.
In 2014, Lauren additionally gained a firstclass diploma in psychology, from Portsmouth College and has since achieved her Masters in Enterprise.
As a swimmer, she competed in two Olympic Video games, debuting in Beijing at 15, earlier than qualifying for the ultimate of each the 100m freestyle S9 and the 400m freestyle S9 in London 2012.
In 2016, Lauren secured a silver medal within the inaugural Paratriathlon occasion on the Summer time Paralympics in Rio.
When was Lauren Steadman confirmed to be on Strictly 2018?
On August 20, 2018, it was confirmed that Lauren Steadman could be the thirteenth movie star to hitch the Strictly Come Dancing 2018 line-up.
Lauren mentioned she saved the thrilling information a secret from her 97-year-old nan and her sister who is a big fan of Strictly.
She mentioned: “I’m a bit nervous, however I feel you’ll be able to revert again to dad dancing if all of it goes fallacious.”
Lauren revealed she will not use a prosthetic on the present as a result of she fears it’ll fly off throughout a spin.
She is paired with AJ Pritchard.
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When is Strictly Come Dancing on BBC One?
Strictly Come Dancing kicked off with the launch show on September 8, 2018.
The new dancing couples took a two-week break to rehearse before the live shows return on September 22.
For those that miss an episode, they will be made available on the iPlayer.
This year’s judging panel consists of Shirley Ballas, Bruno Tonioli, Craig Revel Horwood and Darcey Bussell.