The only downside of DiMarco taking home the coveted Mirrorball trophy? We no longer have the chance to watch him on the dance floor every week! So as you nurse your Nyle hangover, take one more chance to relive all of DiMarco’s incredible DWTS performances once more.
Week 1: Cha Cha
DiMarco, 27, immediately made it clear that he would sticking around for a long time with a dance to "Cake by the Ocean" by DNCE.
Week 2: Rumba
Despite some disappointment that DiMarco kept his shirt on during Latin Night (i.e. the show’s best excuse to lose the article of clothing), DiMarco showed that he was evolving into a leading man on the dance floor.
Week 3: Tango
Murgatroyd, 29, did not hesitate to challenge DiMarco every week, and this tricky tango was no exception. Of course he nailed it.
Week 4: Samba
DiMarco’s Disney Night routine proved he was king of more than the jungle.
Week 5: Waltz
Even when he had to step out of his comfort zone and dance with a totally different partner for Switch Up Night, DiMarco earned the first 10 of the season with this dreamy dance.
Week 6: Quickstep
Though he added another complication with a mask that fully covered his face and limited his peripheral vision, DiMarco said he was a front-runner in a pre-taped package, which rubbed the judges the wrong way.
Week 7: Foxtrot and Group Dance
Turning a rock classic into an elegant performance, DiMarco started to emerge as the one to beat on Icons Night.
Double dance night! DiMarco joined the rest of the fellas for a killer tribute to James Brown that easily beat out the women’s team.
Week 8: Paso Doble and Judge’s Partner Dance
DiMarco illustrated what it’s like to dance without hearing the music during a section of this song, but he still couldn’t pull a perfect score from the judges.
Week 9: Trio Dance and Tango
DiMarco and Murgatroyd started their night off with a fun jive with the help of troupe dancer Jenna Johnson that brought viewers back to the ’50s.
In one of the most groundbreaking performances ever on the series, DiMarco took away his sight in addition to his hearing … and still didn’t miss a step!
Week 10: Quickstep, Freestyle and Fusion Dance
DiMarco tackled another quickstep to redeem himself from his week 7 Mask routine. This time, the judges praised his kicky country Western number.
After waiting 10 weeks, fans finally got what they were waiting for: a Nyle DiMarco contemporary dance. Set to Disturbed’s cover of "Then Sound of Silence," it moved many to tears.
In their final dance of the series, DiMarco and Murgatroyd combined tango and cha cha for one last perfect score from the judges.
Although DiMarco is understandably ready for a break following his win, this is only the beginning of his journey – and we can’t wait to be with him every step of the way.