Smirnoff was a performer on the third season of the ABC series Dancing with the Stars with celebrity partner Mario López.They finished in second place, losing to the team of Emmitt Smith and Cheryl Burke.

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Smirnoff soon after started dancing with Paul Killick in October 1998 as a professional couple for England; this partnership ended in July 1999. From January 2001 to September 2005, Smirnoff was in a dance partnership with Slavik Kryklyvyy and they represented the U. A; this partnership thus far is her most successful one.

Immediately, Louis Van Amstel and Karina Smirnoff, in July 1999, entered a professional dance partnership, representing the U. Kryklyvyy and Smirnoff earned numerous top titles and high ratings together.

National Champion, World Trophy Champion, and Asian Open Champion.

Louis and Christopher Columbus High School in The Bronx.

Amidst all of the frolicking in the waves Mario tries to do the "Dirty Dancing" lift to no avail.

Karina has a wardrobe malfunction and falls face first into the water!They were eliminated on November 10, 2009, placing fifth. Smirnoff and Martinez ended up winning the competition against Rob Kardashian and his partner Cheryl Burke & Ricki Lake and her partner Derek Hough.In the eleventh season, she was partnered with The Situation from MTV's reality TV show Jersey Shore. In the twelfth season of Dancing with the Stars, she was partnered with movie star Ralph Macchio. Smirnoff appeared on the thirteenth season of Dancing with the Stars, where she was partnered with All My Children actor J. This was the first time Smirnoff had advanced to the finals since her inaugural season in season 3 with Mario López.She is best known to the general public as a professional dancer on Dancing with the Stars, winning the thirteenth season with army veteran and soap opera star J. She has taken second at the British Open Blackpool Dance Festival Smirnoff attended multiple schools, including Nerinx Hall High School in St. She's also won two runner-up titles, a semifinal title, and several quarterfinal titles. Smirnoff has won the title at the UK Open, is a three-time champion at the US Open, two-time champion at the Asian Open, five-time champion at the Dutch Open, and five-time US National Professional Champion.When they leave the water Karin even has a bruise on her thigh, but it's all sparkles and fireworks for the love birds.