Check out the abs on Olympic champion Victoria Pendleton as she joins the line-up for this year’s Strictly Come Dancing
She's said goodbye to the Velodrome and retired from professional cycling, but Olympic gold and silver medallist Victoria Pendleton is going to be back on our screens from Saturday in the new season of Strictly Come Dancing.
So it's adios Lycra, hello sequins. Like the outfit? Let's hope it's just the first of many, as the show (6.30pm BBC One from September 15, 2012) kicks off for the new season. As a former Zest columnist, Vicky's already got our vote.
She told us recently, 'Having sportswomen like Jess Ennis and Keri-Anne Payne fronting big campaigns, and being on billboards and in glossy magazines will hopefully encourage a whole generation of girls and young women to want to look toned and healthy, rather than super-skinny.' Read more
Oh, and if Victoria Pendleton's not enough to get you watching, Olympic gymnast (and Zest office crush) Louis Smith is among this year's Strictly contestants too. Keeeep dancing!
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