When Will Sean Avery Show Off His Abs on 'DWTS'?

The Hockey pro and his partner, Karina Smirnoff are working hard to get him in tip top shape.

The stars have been announced and paired off with pros for the upcoming season of ABC's hit show Dancing With The Stars, and pro Hockey player Sean Avery is set to dance with series regular Karina Smirnoff. It's a dynamic duo of physical prowess and passionate attitude.

But the real question on many viewers' minds? When will Sean being showing off his toned body?

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Sean and Karina took a brief break from practice to speak with ET about their upcoming season, including their training regimen, musical selections, and, yes, when Sean will reveal his abs.

"We're waiting until I get a proper tan. A California tan," Sean, 33, said. "I won't get spray tanned so what happens is we rehearse, and then I have to go immediately to the pool and get some tanning time. So, it will probably be like week five? Week six?"

Check out the video for more from Sean and Karina, including why Sean won't wear dance shoes, and why his revealing Calvin Klein picture got banned from Instagram.

Season 18 of Dancing With The Stars premieres Monday, March 17 on ABC.