Bindi Irwin Offers Advice to 'Dancing With the Stars' Finalists, Honors Her Dad's Legacy

The teenager won Season 21 of "DWTS."

“Just take a deep breath and enjoy the last few moments of the season,” Irwin told ABC News. “What’s incredible about dancing is it’s the closest you ever get to flying. Everyone needs to revel in these last minutes.”

She added: “There’s a lot of pressure. The finale is a huge, huge event.”

“It was so important because we got a glimpse into Nyle’s world,” Irwin said of the show’s first male deaf contestant.

On Saturday night, Irwin will be joined by "DWTS" stars and her mom, Terri, and 12-year-old brother, Robert, at the Steve Irwin Gala Dinner in Los Angeles. The night will mark the first time the “black tie with a touch of khaki” event is being held in America instead of in the Irwin family’s native Australia.

“The U.S. feels like our second home and I feel like after our experience at ‘DWTS’ we have a huge extended family here,” Irwin said.

“We’re so excited and I think it’s going to become an annual event here in the U.S.,” Irwin said of the gala, which will also feature Derek Hough and Mark Ballas.

The “Dancing With the Stars” finale begins Monday, May 23, at 8 p.m. ET on ABC.

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