Amy Purdy: Dancing With the Stars, and on Hydraulic Feet!

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On Dancing With The Stars, being a double amputee might be seen as a disadvantage.

But Paralympic snowboarder Amy Purdy isn't letting it slow her down.

Amy Purdy and Derek Hough

Amy tells TMZ that she has different feet for different types of dances. Forget wood or cumbersome mechanics, Amy's special dancing feet include ankles that work on hydraulics.

Southern California Prosthetics has sent her several pairs to try, including ones she can wear with high heels! No matter what kind of feet she's rocking, her dancing is pretty amazing.

You can see one of her pairs of specially made feet in action when you watch Dancing With the Stars online. See Monday's performances right here:

Amy Purdy & Derek Hough - DWTS Week 1
Amy Purdy & Derek Hough debut on Dancing with the Stars Week 1.

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LOOK @ THIS POOR GIGOLO !!! HIS CAREER IS DFANCING WIFF THE PIGS AND PRETENDING TO LIKE IT !!!! WAIT 'TIL ROSIE "THE FREAK" O'DONNELL SHOWS UP !!! THAT MIGHT BE THE TIPPING POINT .

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please put on a dress.
........this is scary.