Show recent news

Latest News

  • Back With More

    It takes us five days to edit one 90-minute highlight programme of a GrandSlam or Championship. You are asking why that long? Beacuse we put diligence, creativity and heartblood into these productions. They show it ...

    24/03/2017 read more ...
  • A Mixed Gender Sport: Really?

    The World DanceSport Federation takes a long and self-critical look at itself, asking, "If we are a mixed gender sport by default, why doesn't it show when it comes the our panels of adjudicators, our commissions or the Presidium?" 

    17/03/2017 read more ...
  • It's Out!

    The Latin Edition of My Very Best 2016, the compilation of the best dances performed by the best couples last year, is available from our Vimeo on Demand platform. MVB 2016 is a "keeper" -  watch it forever or download!

    17/03/2017 read more ...
  • 2017 Tokyo Open

    This year's edition of the Tokyo Open brought much innovation to the packed Metropolitan Gymnasium in the Japanese capital. A new version of the WDSF Judging System was used for the first time - and B-Boys delighted the public.

    13/03/2017 read more ...
  • MVB 2016 | Latin Edition

    The Latin Edition of My Very Best 2016 will get released next Friday, 17 March, just prior to the GrandSlam Helsinki, when some of the protagonists in this spectacular "best of" compilation will take to the floor for the first time this year.

    11/03/2017 read more ...
  • Breaking News

    The Olympic Channel has taken up on a video news  release that the World DanceSport Federation produced on the recent Battle Pro event in Toulouse, FRA, and has made it into "Breaking Good," featuring B-Boys/Girls of all ages.

    10/03/2017 read more ...
Archives

Beijing Revisited: World Freestyle Standard 11/10/2011

Simone Segatori - Annette Sudol, GER © 王毅 Wang Yi It has taken quite some time, but finally the performances of the couples competing in the 2011 World DanceSport Championship Freestyle Standard have been put online on the WDSF YouTube channel DanceSport Total.

Particularly in the case of a freestyle competition, the video recordings of such unique and - quite possibly - irrepeatable performances should be the legacy that every DanceSport enthusiast is entitled to view in the highest quality possible.

2011 Beijing was the inaugural edition of the WDSF World Freestyle and things will certainly improve for the next championships. These recordings - courtesy of Yoshihiro Arita - are the best WDSF can do until the Chinese broadcasters provide access to their material. WDSF General Secretary Shawn Tay is working on that.

 

heid5MtjEYM|Simone Segatori - Annette Sudol, GER, 2011 World Champions Freestyle Standard