This Plus-Size Ballerino's Dancing Skills Prove Passion Is More Important Than Pounds

Jaw = dropped.

Eric Cavanaugh might not have a typical dancer's body, but he sure does have the moves. The plus-size viral sensation has become a worldwide hit due to his flawless pirouettes and weightless high-kicks, and we couldn't be more inspired.

"You don't have to be skinny to jump. You don't have to have a lean body to turn. Anyone is capable of dancing as long as they work hard and they push themselves," Cavanaugh told NowThis.

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At only 23, Cavanaugh has big dreams of taking his love of dancing to a professional level. And with this much passion, we know he'll get there. Watch the video below and you'll probably want to get up and dance, too:

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