Petra Nemcova Born: 06/24/1979
Birth Place: Karvin
On Dec. 24, 2004, Nemcova narrowly escaped death when she experienced the devastating tsunami that swept across South Asia, wiping out entire towns and killing hundreds of thousands of people. At the time, Nemcova was vacationing in Phuket, Thailand with her then-boyfriend, photographer Simon Atlee. The couple was due to leave the country in two hours when the tsunami hit and before she realized what was happening, waves swept her out of their bungalow, almost drowning her and separating her from her beloved Atlee, before burying her into a layer of trash. Nemcova survived by spending up to eight hours clinging to a palm tree, but Atlee drowned during the ordeal. She spent weeks in a hospita...
2010 ABC / Ballroom Dance Competition Project
2010 Dancing With the Stars
2010 Dancing With the Stars: The Story So Far
2010 Strictly Come Dancing
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