Double amputee Noah Galloway wows with first 'DWTS' routine

Double Amputee Noah Galloway Wows With First 'DWTS' Routine
Double Amputee Noah Galloway Wows With First 'DWTS' Routine

Iraq War veteran Noah Galloway lost both his left arm and leg while serving in the armed forces.

But that certainly didn't stop him from wowing both the judges and the audience during his first performance ever on "Dancing with the Stars."

"I hope when you take that jump, you don't feel the fall. I hope when the water rises, you build a wall."

Yeah, wow. Noah and pro partner Sharna Burgess totally rocked their cha cha routine Monday night.

The entire audience gave the pair a standing ovation for their awesome performance.

And the judges, especially Carrie Ann, were touched and inspired by Noah's determination to dance the very best he can.

"It was profound, and you're broadening my scope of what dance looks like," said judge Carrie Ann Inaba.

'Dancing With the Stars': Noah's Moving Cha Cha
'Dancing With the Stars': Noah's Moving Cha Cha

And Noah's moves are especially impressive considering the unique challenges he's facing.

Unlike last season's Amy Purdy, Noah does not have his left knee, which makes it difficult for him to lean into his moves.

But like Noah told Sharna during rehearsals this week: "What I'm lacking in limbs, I will make up in determination and hard work."

And it looks like the duo is already well on its way to success. A writer for Wetpaint declared, "We have a feeling he and pro partner Sharna Burgess could go far in this competition."

And they were the obvious fan favorites on Twitter immediately following their performance, with viewers calling the routine incredible, moving and breathtaking.

We didn't expect anything less from Men's Health magazine's 2014 Ultimate Guy.

To see how Noah and Sharna fare throughout the rest of the competition, you can check out new episodes of "Dancing with the Stars" on ABC.