Why Dancing's Stars Are Excited for the BallroomSeason 12 contestants like Kendra, Kirstie and Wendy reveal their reasons for joining the competition, which kicks off March 21 on ABC

PETRA NEMCOVA

The Sports Illustrated swimsuit model, 31, missed Monday's announcement because she was speaking at the United Nations in New York, but it's safe to say she hopes not follow in the footsteps of other beautiful models who were eliminated early in the competition.