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  • Meet The Elite

    The 2016 World Champions Latin, Gabriele Goffredo and Anna Matus, MDA, will be present at this year's SPORTEL convention in Monaco and showcase DanceSport to the leaders in the sports marketing and media industry.

    19/10/2016 read more ...
  • Platja d'aro-bound

    The number of couples that have registered online for the upcoming GrandSlam leg in Platja d'Aro, ESP, has increased by 100% overnight. A total of 67 have entered Standard and Latin so far. Top-ten couples included!

    19/10/2016 read more ...
  • Counting On You

    The World DanceSport Federation and the organisers of the relocated GrandSlam leg are counting on the dancers to make the competitions in Platja d'Aro, ESP, a success - in terms of participation as well as of level of competition. 

    18/10/2016 read more ...
  • GrandSlam Moscow Moves To Costa Brava

    After careful consideration of pros and cons, the WDSF Managing Committee moves the fifth regular leg of the 2016 GrandSlam Series from Moscow to Platja d'Aro, the Mediterranean resort just north of Barcelona, ESP.

    17/10/2016 read more ...
  • Combat Competition Manipulation

    The Presidential Task Force to Combat Competition Manipulation in DanceSport starts with the publication of the reference documents that will serve as basis to the establishment of its own policies and procedures. 

    17/10/2016 read more ...
  • GrandSlam Moscow: Two Scenarios

    In its efforts to ensure that the fifth regular leg of the GrandSlam Series 2016 gets danced as scheduled, the WDSF Managing Committee has identified two possible scenarios: one is Moscow, the other Platja d'Aro, ESP.

    16/10/2016 read more ...

Elegance and Dynamics 19/06/2012

Helmut Roland

What Helmut's long and distinguished service for DanceSport and its governing body consists of is best reflected right here, on the WDSF website.

Over the past two years, 90% of the photography going up here and included in other WDSF publications are his personal views on dance as sport.

"My passion is to take pictures and videos where you can feel the elegance and the dynamics of DanceSport."

Prof Roland is a renowned financial expert who teaches at a private university in Goettingen, GER, and who runs his own consultancy firm and rating agency from Switzerland.

Despite of his many professional obligations, Helmut has managed to cover 14 premier DanceSport competitions around the world in the course of 2011 alone. On location for World and European Championship together with the WDSF Communications team, he has worked tirelessly to bring you outstandingt pictures and videos through our "Live from ...." blogs and the Gallery.

WDSF President Carlos Freitag prsented the WDSF Long and Distinguished Service Award to Helmut on the occasion of the 2012 General Meeting in Berlin.