Show recent news

Latest News

  • 30 Breakers From 13 Countries

    The World DanceSport Federation Headquarters in Lausanne, SUI, informs the National Member Bodies in Asia and Oceania about the breakers who managed to qualify for the third and final stage of "Breaking for Gold." Is Nepal next?

    08/12/2017 read more ...
  • Hong Kong On Track

    We talked about the ten breakers who travelled from Hong Kong to Taipei City with the ambitious goal to make it past the second hurdle on their personal #YOGjourney. Well, two of them did - and that makes Cha Cha Kong happy!  

    08/12/2017 read more ...
  • CDSF Delegation At The YOG Qualifier

    It took a considerable amount of work to get the breaking team of China to Taipei City, TPE, for the YOG Qualifier held there last weekend. But according to CDSF Secretary General Jimmy Su, it was well worth the effort.  

    08/12/2017 read more ...
  • Done And Dusted!

    The third of the Continental Qualifiers is history, the contingent of athletes representing countries in Asia and Oceania at the 2018 World Youth Breaking in Kawasaki, JPN, has been announced. All results will be published today!

    05/12/2017 read more ...
  • Ferruggia - Koehler win the PD Super GP Standard

    Benedetto Ferruggia - Claudia Koehler, GER, win the PD Super GP Standard Final in Moscow ahead of Donatas Vezelis - Lina Chatkeviciute, LTU, who were runners-up. The third place went to Andrzej Sadecki - Karina Nawrot, POL.

    03/12/2017 read more ...
  • The Other Major Competition In Moscow

    It is not only the 2017 WDSF PD Super GrandPrix Finals which take place over this weekend in Moscow, RUS. A World Cup Ten Dance is also held at the Crocus Expo: 19 couples represent 19 countries. We have the first photos!

    03/12/2017 read more ...
Archives

It Is About The Youth 05/12/2017

B-Boy Renegade | BfG Judge @ Little Shao

The third of the Continental Qualifiers is history, the contingent of dancers representing countries in Asia and Oceania at the 2018 World Youth Breaking in Kawasaki, JPN, has been announced - and all results will be published today!

Maybe the most appropriate summary of this event was made by one of the senior members of the judging panel. By someone who's seen and done it all during a breaking career that doubles the age of the b-boys and b-girls competing in Taiepi City, TPE.

This is what Kev James, aka B-Boy Renegade, posted on his Facebook page.

Damn! Third and final Continental Qualifier for the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games done and dusted. Back in 1982/3, when I got into this, there was no way I could have imagined this happening, much less being part of the process. The judging system is up and running. Working superbly.

This was by far the most interesting one for me. Meeting kids from Nepal, Mongolia, Bhutan, Myanmar...

I mean, who even knew these places had scenes? A few have only ever seen breaking online. They have never left their country, much less been to a jam and connected with so many like-minded individuals. Imagine being the first person in your family to leave your country. For dancing!
On top of that they get to meet a few of our shining stars: Storm, Mounir, AT, Bootuz, Narumi, Skim, Katsu, Kid Colombia, Vero, Lussy Sky ...

They are a mixture of innocence, nerves and excitement. It is, and always has been about the youth.