Show recent news

Latest News

  • Go And Get It!

    What was, without any doubt, the tightest DanceSport competition ever, the 2017 GrandSlam Standard Wuhan, is now available as a Vimeo on Demand programme at a rate of only US$ 3.25 for three-months streaming. Why?

    21/04/2017 read more ...
  • Open Minds At CDS

    WDSF 1st Vice-President  Jim Fraser was invited to attend the Annual General Meeting of Canada DanceSport. Reporting about the work done by WDSF over the last year, he held a state-of-the-federation address on Breaking and YOG!

    20/04/2017 read more ...
  • Becoming Topical

    One of the conclusions that can be drawn from the recent survey conducted among the WDSF National Member Bodies is that two thirds have, or are keen to have, a section dedicated to street dances such as Breaking. Good news!

    19/04/2017 read more ...
  • Coming Soon

    There is quite a backlog of Vimeo on Demand programmes awaiting release. Firday of this week, you will be able to watch the tightest final ever danced, the 2017 GrandSlam Standard Wuhan, and next week the European Latin.

    19/04/2017 read more ...
  • Calling on Australian Breakers

    The Australian Olympic Committee calls on the b-boys/b-girls from downunder to throw in their hat and submit their videos to take the first step on the "Road to Buenos Aires 2018." The only requirement to participate: age 15 -17 in 2017!

    14/04/2017 read more ...
  • 2017 GrandSlam Wuhan 

    What an amazing event it was, the GrandSlam Wuhan, bringing all the top couples to Central China and having them fight it out over the victory and the purse. The Vimeo on Demand programmes will become available soon!

    13/04/2017 read more ...
Archives

Ko de Mooy † 20/06/2013

Ko de Moo † As its first order of business on 16 June in Shanghai, CHN, the General Meeting of the World DanceSport Federation awarded the WDSF Long and Distinguished Service Award posthumously to Mr Ko de Mooy (1937 - 2013).

WDSF President Carlos Freitag held the laudatio and emphasised the Anti-Doping Director's commitment to the fight against doping in DanceSport. Even in the face of death, Ko had worked incessantly for WDSF  and its athlete as commission chair, thus leaving the federation with a top-notch anti-doping programme as his legacy.

The delegates to the Annual General Meeting honoured Ko de Mooy with a long ovation.

Ko's wife, Jeanne de Mooy - van der Wegen, receives the award. She writes to the World DanceSport Federation:

Expression of Thanks

The many marks of sympathy received at the death of my husband Ko de Mooy was an immense support. Especially the support given by cards and letters accompanied by personal words of consolation are very dear and comforting. Thank you very much.

Jeanne de Mooy – van der Wegen

Children and grandchildren

Steenbergen, Netherlands  
June 2013