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  • Another Blog Coming Up

    The next will be a busy weekend too, with World Championships around the world: the World Youth Breaking in Kawasaki, JPN, World U-21 STD in Tbilisi, GEO, World SEN II and III STD in Olomouc, CZE, Boogie Woogie in Moscow, RUS.

    17/05/2018 read more ...
  • Calling on 58 B-Boys And 29 B-Girls

    With the 2018 World Youth Breaking around the corner, WDSF calls on all the qualified participants to fill in a short questionnaire. Answers to a few simple questions will help the media to tell their story on the 87 dancers in Japan.

    16/05/2018 read more ...
  • Vimeo On Demand

    The Vimeo on Demand programme with extensive coverage on the recent 2018 European Latin in Debrecen, HUN, will become available from Friday 18 May. Pre-order now: 3.75 US$ for a six-month streaming period.

    16/05/2018 read more ...
  • Wow, What A Weekend

    The next few days, from Friday 11 through Sunday 13 May, will be packed with great DanceSport coming your way. Tomorrow it's the pre-screening of another documentary, Saturday the European LAT and Sunday the European Cup STD.

    10/05/2018 read more ...
  • Back On Air In America

    After it successfully did so in 2016, American Public Television distributes the 6-part "World DanceSport GrandSlam Series" to public broadcasting stations across the USA. The first episode was fed on 7 May. There are five more to go! 

    08/05/2018 read more ...
  • Still More To Come

    Coverage on the 2018 PD World Latin is about to reach record levels. As for the PD events in Chelyabinsk, RUS, WDSF had dispatched Helmut Roland to produce real-time coverage. Multi-camera VOD coverage is still to come.

    07/05/2018 read more ...
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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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