2014 GrandSlam Wuhan

Bidding for the World DanceSport Games 17/09/2014

Do your dance © Roland, PuigbertIt was exactly one year ago that 736 athletes representing 49 nations had gathered in Kaohsiung, TPE, to compete in the inaugural edition of the WDSF World DanceSport Games. It proved to be a watershed event that united - for the first time ever - all the different disciplines falling under the most generic DanceSport brand.

As WDSF commemorates the occasion with the release of 'Do your dance,' the official documentary on the games held in Taiwan, it also looks ahead with a short but powerful reel. 'Bidding for the World DanceSport Games' provides cities interested in organising future editions of the WDSF World DanceSport Games with very useful information. The 6-minute reel was produced with footage of the games in Kaohsiung and it is narrated by Alex Warner.

tjuJXIbN3zs|Bidding for the World DanceSport Games

Viewed From The Podium | 2014 GS STD Wuhan 16/09/2014

Flash interviews with the three couples that made it to the podium in the 2014 WDSF GrandSlam Standard Wuhan on 14 September: Simone Segatori - Annette Sudol, GER; Dmitry Zharkov - Olga Kulikova, RUS; Evaldas Sodeika - Ieva Zukauskaite, LTU.

Competition brings out the best in them - and these couples know it. We can't wait for the competition to continue in Moscow on 24 October. And neither can they!

Again as a special feature add-on: super slow-motion footage!

mxDlp73j7PM|Viewed From The Podium | 2014 GrandSlam Standard Wuhan

2014 GrandSlam Standard WuhanWe have received many enquiries from the viewers on YouTube as to where and when the videos of the decisive stages of the GrandSlam Wuhan will become available. And we're glad they are asking.

WDSF releases the 90-minute programmmes covering the semi-final and final in Latin and Standard through its video-on-demand service on Vimeo from 24 October. Much more work will need to be done until then: the edit on the background pieces and the post-event interviews, the voice-over on the final. 

At the modest rate of US$ 2.95 for a 72-hour rental period, you get to enjoy a superb HD production (8 cameras) of the very best DanceSport that is available anywhere.

http://vimeo.com/ondemand/2014gsstandardwuhan

http://vimeo.com/ondemand/2014gslatinwuhan

More Live From ... 15/09/2014

More Live From ...This blog is winding down with the final pieces of information coming your way after our return to Europe tomorrow morning.

But this will by no means be the last you will hear of us in the near future. In fact, two separate Communications teams will set out almost immediately and travel to Chengdu, CHN, as well as to Brasov, ROU, to bring you coverage on the following
events over the upcoming weekend.

Live from Chengdu | CHN

  • 2014 WDSF World DanceSport Championship Showdance Standard
  • 2014 WDSF World DanceSport Championship Showdance Latin
  • 2014 WDSF World Cup Standard

Live from Brasov | ROU

  • 2014 WDSF PD World DanceSport Championship Ten Dance
  • 2014 WDSF European DanceSport Championship Youth Standard

Busy days lie ahead for all of us. Make your reservations rght here!

Wrapping Up Wuhan ... 15/09/2014

2014 GrandSlam STD WuhanThrough the posts of this blog you should be able to relive a good part of the 2014 GrandSlam Wuhan that was held on 13 and 14 September. 60 videos, some 300 photographs and full results provide you with a fairly good idea of what went on at the Wuhan Sports Centre arena, a truly magnificent venue and one everybody looks forward to return to in April of next year.

The exhaustively complete story on the 2014 GrandSlam in Wuhan will become available in ten days' time, when WDSF releases the 90-minute programmmes covering the semi-final and final in Latin and Standard through its video-on-demand service on Vimeo.

At a modest rate of US$ 2.95 for a 72-hour rental period, you get to enjoy a superb HD production (8 cameras) of the very best DanceSport that is available anywhere.

http://vimeo.com/ondemand/2014gsstandardwuhan

http://vimeo.com/ondemand/2014gslatinwuhan

Wuhan, CHN - 14 September © RolandWuhan, CHN - 14 September © RolandWuhan, CHN - 14 September © Roland

The Standard Final 15/09/2014

2014 GrandSlam Standard Wuhan © RolandThe 2014 GrandSlam Standard Wuhan final lived up to the highest expectations of all those who appreciate DanceSport performed as close to perfection as is achievable, those who rally for their favourite couple, and those who generally appreciate a tight fight on the floor. Last night's final had it all.

Maybe the scores weren't as high as one month ago in Stuttgart, but the winners saw three 10s going up after three different dances. Cheering was very liberally dispensed by spectators who seemed to support all finalists in a fairly equitable ratio. And when the smoke of the battle had dispersed after the fifth dance, a Quickstep, the margin of victory was a mere 1.27 points ... Look at the final results here!

Our congratulations go to the winners, the runners-up and the other finalists who made this GrandSlam another showcase for the brand of DanceSport that WDSF stands for. And we can't wait to see all couples return to the floor during the last regular leg of the 2014 Series: see you in Moscow on  24 October ...

Wuhan, CHN - 14 September © RolandWuhan, CHN - 14 September © RolandWuhan, CHN - 14 September © Roland

Lacitis - Golodneva, LTU | 2014 GS STD Wuhan R2 14/09/2014

Vaidotas Lacitis - Veronika Golodneva, LTU, dance the Quickstep in round 2 of the 2014 WDSF GrandSlam Standard in Wuhan, CHN, on 14 September.   
6douDoS-WHQ|Lacitis - Golodneva, LTU | 2014 GS STD Wuhan R2 Q

Skuratov - Uehlin, GER | 2014 GS STD Wuhan R2 Q 14/09/2014


Anton Skuratov - Alena Uehlin, GER, dance the Quickstep in round 2 of the 2014 WDSF GrandSlam Standard in Wuhan, CHN, on 14 September.

0htPcwnG2vg|Skuratov - Uehlin, GER | 2014 GS STD Wuhan R2 Q

Segatori - Sudol, GER | 2014 GS STD Wuhan R2 Q 14/09/2014

Simone Segatori - Annette Sudol, GER, dance the Quickstep in round 2 of the 2014 WDSF GrandSlam Standard in Wuhan, CHN, on 14 September.  
D9Xx7PSU_zU|Segatori - Sudol, GER | 2014 GS STD Wuhan R2 Q

Novikov - Klimenko, KAZ | 2014 GS STD Wuhan R2 Q 14/09/2014

Ivan Novikov - Margarita Klimenko, KAZ, dance the Quickstep in round 2 of the 2014 WDSF GrandSlam Standard in Wuhan, CHN, on 14 September.  
0ju0Jaf1d7g|Novikov - Klimenko, KAZ | 2014 GS STD Wuhan R2 Q

Darin - Seredina, RUS | 2014 GS STD Wuhan R2 SF 14/09/2014

Nikolay Darin - Natalia Seredina, RUS, dance the Slow Foxtrot in round 2 of the 2014 WDSF GrandSlam Standard in Wuhan, CHN, on 14 September. 
1uIGMDqm3_Y|Darin - Seredina, RUS | 2014 GS STD Wuhan R2 SF

Glukhov - Glazunova, RUS | 2014 GS STD Wuhan R2 SF 14/09/2014

Alexey Glukhov - Anastasia Glazunova, RUS, dance the Slow Foxtrot in round 2 of the 2014 WDSF GrandSlam Standard in Wuhan, CHN, on 14 September. 
HkcwE25Nszk|Glukhov - Glazunova, RUS | 2014 GS STD Wuhan R2 SF

Zharkov - Kulikova, RUS | 2014 GS STD Wuhan R2 VW 14/09/2014


Dmitry Zharkov - Olga Kulikova, RUS, dance the Viennese Waltz in round 2 of the 2014 WDSF GrandSlam Standard in Wuhan, CHN, on 14 September.

QokSSv8gEqU|Zharkov - Kulikova, RUS | 2014 GS STD Wuhan R2 VW

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  • Bidding for the World DanceSport Games

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  • Viewed From The Podium | 2014 GS STD Wuhan

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  • More Live From ...

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  • Wrapping Up Wuhan ...

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  • The Standard Final

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  • Xiexie

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  • Yong Seo - Rang Park, KOR | 2014 GS STD Wuhan R1 SF

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  • 2014 GrandSlam Standard Wuhan | The Quarterfinalists

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  • Doga - Ertmer, GER | 2014 GS STD Wuhan R1 VW

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  • Yin - Liu, CHN | 2014 GS STD Wuhan R1 T

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  • Novikov - Klimenko, KAZ | 2014 GS STD Wuhan R1 T

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  • Kirin - Prozorova, AUT | 2014 GS STD Wuhan R1 T

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  • Vodicar - Bychkova, SLO | 2014 GS STD Wuhan R1 T

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  • Viewed From The Podium

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  • 2014 GrandSlam Standard Wuhan | The Starting List

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  • PIX: Part of the Mix

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  • Live from ... Latin

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  • 14 And Counting ...

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  • Langella - Moshenska, ITA | 2014 GS LAT Wuhan R2 J

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  • Mariniello - Casini, ITA | 2014 GS LAT Wuhan R2 PD

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  • Jiang - Wei, CHN | 2014 GS LAT Wuhan R1 R | DanceSport Total

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  • Marcos - Nowak, ESP | 2014 GS LAT Wuhan R1 R

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  • The Quarterfinalists

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  • Liang - Tong, CHN | 2014 GS LAT Wuhan R1 C

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  • Getting Serious

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  • Communicating From Wuhan

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