Bottom-of-the-leaderboard James Cracknell also get backs himself the at the bottom of the betting odds with 100/1 after he go bankrupt to impress with his tango, scoring just 11 points from the critics.
James opened up on This Morning last week about how a percipience injury he suffered back in 2010 makes training difficult.
After joking he was “actually bad”, James admitted that his “brain forgets” when he’s been romping for hours on end.
His professional partner Luba Mushtuk tweeted how proud she was of him, saying: “What a extreme start, what a great first dance! so proud of you @jamescracknell next th dansant is a lot of fun, can’t wait @bbcstrictly.”
Next week, fans will have the occasion to vote for their favourite contestant – who will be the first to be eliminated?
Strictly Turn out Dancing continues Saturday on BBC One