Retrieved 13 July But it never exactly got serious enough. At 15 he began working at a local Russian restaurant, dancing as entertainment. A Dance Trilogy in Miami, Florida. On August 25,following the circulation of a reportedly new photo of Chmerkovskiy in costume for DWTSChmerkovskiy confirmed his return to the show in an appearance on Good Morning America. Retrieved August 19,
The pair learned their choreography for the production in just two days.
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Retrieved 8 February Retrieved 9 February At age 13, he broke his right leg in a skiing accident and had a titanium rod put in to stabilize his leg. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Chmerkovskiy's native language is Russian, but he can understand a little Ukrainian.