He was a constant support as girlfriend Bindi Irwin waltzed her way to victory on long running talent show Dancing with the Stars.
But for Chandler Powell the roles appeared to be reversed as she cheered him on during a professional wakeboarding contest in her native Queensland.
The smitten pair were hand in hand after paying a visit to Australia’s Sunshine Coast, where American pro Chandler was participating in the local Rail Jam competition on Sunday afternoon.
Close: Bindi Irwin and Chandler Powell were hand in hand after paying a visit to Australia’s Sunshine Coast, where Chandler was participating in a local wakeboarding competition on Sunday afternoon
Bindi, 17, cut a s causal figure in distressed denim shorts and a black tracksuit top as she strolled side by side with her boyfriend ahead of his participation.
Evidently in high spirits, the teenager laughed and joked with Chandler as they made their way onto a nearby jetty, where he prepared to show off his prodigious skills on the water.
Sporting a broad grin, Bindi – the daughter of late conservationist Steve Irwin – acknowledged onlookers by offering a cheerful thumbs up.
Low key: Bindi, 17, cut a s causal figure in distressed denim shorts and a black tracksuit top as she idled alongside her boyfriend