Olympic Gold Metalist, and Michigan native, Meryl Davis took home a perfect score and the Mirror Ball Trophy with partner, Max Chmerkovskiy on Dancing With The Stars on ABC. Dance professional, Chmerkovskiy, 34, took home his first-ever Mirrorball victory, and Davis, 27,was by his side for the win.
The chemistry between the two was undeniable throughout the entire season, though neither would comment on their relationship on national television. The finale, which aired on Tuesday, May 20, 2014, was a run for the gold for the Davis and Chmerkovskiy team against Derrik Hough and paralympian Amy Purdy. It wasn’t until Davis took the stage this season, that Chmerkovskiy was able to capture the win. Dancing professional, Derrik Hough had won the coveted title five times.
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The night’s final scores were as follows:
Amy & Derek (Tang & Cha Cha) – Carrie Ann: 10; Len: 10: Bruno: 10; Total: 30
Candace & Mark (Quickstep & Samba) – Carrie Ann: 9; Len: 9; Bruno: 9; Total: 30
Meryl & Maksim (Foxtrot & Cha Cha) – Carrie Ann: 10; Len: 10; Bruno: 10: 30