“It is faith that got me through this and just praying all the time and just relying on God and knowing that He is on our side and we"ll get through this," Palin told People mag after the finale.
Besides improving her dancing skills, she believes she learnt a lot from her experience on the show. “Just persevere, have confidence in whatever you do and be willing to go try new things. I"ve grown so much as a person," said Palin, who finished behind Kyle Massey and winner Jennifer Grey.
The eldest daughter of Sarah Palin was arguably the most controversial DWTS contestant during its eleven season run. Amid low scores from the judges, conspiracy theories about voting and death threats, Bristol managed to remain strong.