She also placed second in the Great World City Championships, was a semi-finalist in the Lion City Championships in Singapore and was a finalist in the Australian Open Championships.
She placed 3rd in the world at the British Youth Latin Championships in Blackpool 2006.
Peta was born in Auckland, New Zealand but moved to Australia at age 18 months — so she considers herself more of an Aussie.
She was raised in Perth, Western Australia and started studying classical ballet at age 4.
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It's just a matter of really being patient and probably having the capacity and the faith of falling in love with your own wife again.
Murgatroyd and Maslow are dancing couple on 18th series of Dancing with the Stars TV show.