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Press Review 30/03/2011

Nicole and Eric © Marinscope

From the Mercury News, a paper servicing the Silicon Valley:

"The International Olympic Committee officially has "recognized" ballroom dancing, which sometimes goes by the name "Dancesport" ...

Errata: What the IOC recognised back in 1997 was in fact DanceSport ... No hyphens required at all!

But let's talk about 14-year-old Eric Rosenberg, member of the U.S. team in Moscow, and his struggle to start a DanceSport Club at Bellarmine College Prep ... more

 Or about Eric's partner Nicole Akhmerova, 13, of Novato ... more

“Every year, only two couples are chosen to represent their country in the world championships,” explained Nicole’s mother, Yana Akhmerova of Novato. “This year, Nicole and Eric, and a couple from New York, were selected to represent the U.S.A.”

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