Meryl Davis and Charlie White to compete on "Dancing with the Stars"

Meryl Davis and Charlie White of the United States react in the results area after competing in the ice dance free dance figure skating finals at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the 2014 Winter Olympics, Feb. 17, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda

Meryl Davis and Charlie White are trading their ice skates for dancing shoes.

The Olympians, who won the gold medal in ice dancing at last month's Winter Games in Sochi, Russia, are part of the newly-announced cast of "Dancing with the Stars."

But now, Davis and White will be competing against each other instead of together -- each has been paired with a professional dancer partner for the competition.

The rest of the season 18 cast, announced Tuesday on ABC's "Good Morning America," also features former child TV stars, athletes and a "Real Housewives" star.

Check out the full list, along with who they'll all be dancing with, below:

-Sean Avery (former NHL hockey player), paired with Karina Smirnoff

-Candace Cameron Bure ("Full House"), paired with Mark Ballas

-Drew Carey ("The Price is Right"), paired with Cheryl Burke

-Meryl Davis (Olympic gold medalist, ice dancing), paired with Maksim Chmerkovskiy

-NeNe Leakes ("The Real Housewives of Atlanta"), paired with Tony Dovolani

-James Maslow ("Big Time Rush"), paired with Peta Murgatroyd

-Danica McKellar ("The Wonder Years"), paired with Val Chmerkovskiy

-Diana Nyad (long-distance swimmer), paired with Henry Byalikov

-Amy Purdy (Paralympic snowboarder and "The Amazing Race" competitor), paired with Derek Hough

-Cody Simpson (Australian pop singer), paired with Witney Carson

-Charlie White (Olympic gold-medalist, ice dancing), paired with Sharna Burgess

-Billy Dee Williams ("Star Wars"), paired with Emma Slater

There's also a new twist happening this season for the first time, called "The Switch-Up" -- at some point during the competition, America will be given the power to vote and change up the celebrities' pro-dancer pairings.

"DWTS" returns on March 17 on ABC, with new co-host Erin Andrews joining Tom Bergeron.

Tell us: What do you think of the new cast?

  • Jessica Derschowitz

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