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  • Follow It! 

    The YOG Qualifier for Africa and Europe is in progress at the Grugahalle in Essen, GER. The field of entries has thinned out after the Preselection Phase. We are down to 16 b-girls and 32 b-boys battling on in the Round Robin Phase.

    22/10/2017 read more ...
  • The Battling Has Started

    The WDSF Continental Qualifier for Africa and Europe is underway at the Grugahalle in Essen, GER. 132 b-boys and 46 b-girls representing 34 different nations will start out in the first phase of the competition, the Preselection. 

    22/10/2017 read more ...
  • Breaking for Gold In Essen

    In just under 12 months, 12 b-boys and 12-b-girls will be "BREAKING for GOLD" at the YOG. A historic first! On Sunday 22 October, some 150 breakers from Europe and Africa will try to remain in the battle for one of the YOG places.

    21/10/2017 read more ...
  • Live From Essen, GER

    On the eve of the YOG Continental Qualifier for Africa & Europe, the "Battle of the Year," the most traditional breaking competition, takes centre stage in Essen, GER. What a warm-up act for the 150 b-boys/girls dancing tomorrow!

    21/10/2017 read more ...
  • NADB Anniversaty Address

    Here is the address held by WDSF President Lukas Hinder on the occasion of the 50th anniversary celebrations of the Nederlandse Algemene Danssport Bond in Almere. He speaks of Dutch breakers making it onto Team Holland.

    21/10/2017 read more ...
  • Leipzig: 2017 PD World Latin

    Our Professional Division correspondent Helmut Roland is in Leipzig, GER, to cover the 2017 PD World Latin. 34 couples are dancing at the "Leipziger Messe" venue to contest the succession of Andrey Zaytsev - Anna Kuzminskaya.

    21/10/2017 read more ...
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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