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    The second instalment of Reinhard Egli's editorial on competition manipulation should be eagerly awaited. Part I was widely read and commented on over the weekend. Part II looks at the first practical solutions. 

     
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  • Competition Manipulation

    The members of the Task Force to Combat Competition Manipulation in DanceSport decide to re-publish some of the editorials, articles and papers written on the topic of manipulation by different authors on this website. Here is a first editorial by Reinhard Egli of dance!

    26/11/2016 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