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DWTS Champ J.R. Martinez Rides As Grand Marshal In Tournament Of Roses Parade

Pictured above today as the Grand Marshal of the 123rd Tournament Of Roses Parade in Pasadena, California is our Dancing With The Stars champ J. R. Martinez. The Pasadena Sun reports J.R. sat in an open car as fans cheered and waved. On the last four days visiting the city, J.R. said, “The people are so nice and so accommodating. I can see why this tradition continues.”

If you didn’t get to see J.R. in the parade, you can do so at KTLA. You can also view a recent parade preview with J.R. where he talks some on Dancing With The Stars here. Below is a clip of J.R talking about the honor of being Grand Marshal from CBS Los Angeles.

Thanks to Jazortega for the picture above!!

January 2, 2012 I Written By

I'm a fashion and music fan....and I have always loved dancing too of any kind. Dancing With The Stars seems to have this way of bringing all of those things together. One of my favorite dancing quotes at the moment: "No matter what, nobody can take away the dance you've already had...." ~Gleb Savchenko . For fun music and dance mixes, visit WilUnleashed Soundcloud.

DWTS J.R. Martinez Picked As Grand Marshal of Tournament of Roses Parade

J.R. has been chosen as the Grand Marshal of the 123rd Tournament of Roses Parade. Below is more from E Online.

The Iraq War vet, who was seriously burned when his Humvee hit a land mine during the war, is a perfect fit for this year’s “Just Imagine…” parade theme, said the Tournament of Roses Association.

Martinez says he’s grateful for the opportunity to share his message of “hope and possibility” and honor all fellow wounded military personnel with the big game’s coin toss.

Tournament of Roses president Rick Jackson called Martinez the perfect pick because of his “courage and dedication” to all Americans facing challenges. The Dancing With the Stars fan favorite is one of six contestants still competing on the reality competition.

Wow, what an honor for J.R. and so well deserved!!

ADDING: Below is J.R. talking about being picked the Grand Marshal….

November 1, 2011 I Written By

I'm a fashion and music fan....and I have always loved dancing too of any kind. Dancing With The Stars seems to have this way of bringing all of those things together. One of my favorite dancing quotes at the moment: "No matter what, nobody can take away the dance you've already had...." ~Gleb Savchenko . For fun music and dance mixes, visit WilUnleashed Soundcloud.