OLYMPIAN Adam Peaty has threatened to kick off if he will get low scores from the judges earlier than confidently saying he “all the time wins”.
However the swimmer admits he expects to face a troublesome problem studying the right way to dance in entrance of 13 million viewers.
2Olympic swimmer Adam Peaty desires excessive scores from the judgesCredit: PAAdam – who has taken day trip of the pool to guard his psychological well being – stated: “I can take criticism but when I believe it was a very good dance, I’ve put my coronary heart and soul into it, hours and hours of coaching and quite a lot of onerous work then if somebody says it is a three or a 4 then I am not going to be comfortable am I.”
However he added: “That is the sport, that is what I’ve received myself in for I suppose.
“I do know it should be very onerous and really totally different.
“As soon as the coaching begins I am going to work onerous, very onerous.
“I’ve gained just about each competitors I’ve gone into.
“Going into that is very totally different. I don’t know what to anticipate.
“I depend on my humour and a smile within the face of adversity. Strictly will probably be much like the Olympics by way of work ethic.
“I additionally do not take life too severely. So long as the solar rises I’ve received one other alternative to giggle.
“No matter my professional dancer says, I am going to do. I am going to belief her with my life.”
Adam’s spectacular swimming expertise gained him two gold medals and a silver at this summer season’s Olympic Video games on Tokyo.
However he says his expertise within the water might hinder his efficiency on the dancefloor.
“I am not used to being on land towards gravity, stated Adam.
“However hopefully my hips will probably be fairly fluid.
“In the event you’re dancing you may as properly charge your self and again your self, however skilled dancing could be very totally different.
“I am nervous about all of it. The primary few weeks will probably be fairly onerous with the coaching, present, dancing, rehearding, every part will probably be fairly unsettled, however as soon as I’ve discovered my ft a number of weeks in then I believe I will be good.
“Swimming coaching is likely one of the hardest sports activities as a result of I am used to going up and down a lane for 4 hours a day and going to the fitness center for 2 hours, it is fairly tedious.
“I’ve educated my thoughts and physique for a very long time, I need to put the onerous work to make use of.”
Workforce GB hero Adam believes he is in with a very good likelihood to impress Strictly viewers – however insists Dan Walker is a “darkish horse within the competitors.”
Strictly Come Dancing will return in all its glory on Saturday, September 18.
2The swimmer is making ready for the Strictly dancefloorCredit: GettyStrictly 2021 line up: Olympian Adam Peaty introduced after his gold medal win in Tokyo