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  • Breaking With The Himalayas

    We're close to the end of the first of three months assigned to this stage of "Breaking for Gold," the digital qualifying for the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games. Two b-boys have entered from Bhuta. How about the other countries?

    27/05/2017 read more ...
  • 2017 European Standard

    The Vimeo on Demand programme covering the semi-final and final of the 2017 European DanceSport Championship Standard has been released. A look back at the event that was danced on 19 May in Olomouc, CZE. US$ 3.75!

    26/05/2017 read more ...
  • From The Land Of The Thunder Dragon

    We got our first submission to "Breaking for Gold" from the Himalayan country of Bhutan. B-Boy D-soul tells us, there will be quite a few more coming. Breaking is getting very popular in the "Land of the Thunder Dragon," he says.

    26/05/2017 read more ...
  • 500 Days To Go

    On 24 May 2017, the countdown to the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games passed the mark of minus 500 days. Interviews with the key people behind the organisation of the 2018 YOG confirm: preparations are on track.

    26/05/2017 read more ...
  • Breaking at the Camp

    The Friendship Camp, which is organised by the WDSF Athletes' Commission in the Netherlands this July, is all about dance! Virtually any dance! The line-up of teachers and lecturers will also include a name for Hip Hop and Breaking. 

    25/05/2017 read more ...
  • DanceSport | University Sport

    The decision of the International University Sports Federation to grant DanceSport recognition makes it eligible (as an optional sport) for the programme of the Universiade. Many top-level dancers are also university students. Great!

    23/05/2017 read more ...
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Breakin' and the YOG! 20/04/2017

COC Breaking WDSF 1st Vice President Jim Fraser was invited to attend the Annual General Meeting of Canada DanceSport and to talk about WDSF. Knowing Jim is knowing that he had prepared himself well to address everything, from matters of the WDSF treasury to the situation regarding the Russian National  Member Body.

As he informed his colleagues on the WDSF Presidium afterwards, the Q&A session that followed his short speech turned out to be very different from what he had expected.


All they wanted to talk about was Breakin' and the YOG!

They had received a long questionnaire from the Canadian Olympic Committee, dozens of enquiries from dancers and trainers, and many claims from different groups that each of them was the legitimate representative of Breakin' in Canada.  They wanted answers to many questions.

Then on Friday and Saturday I was compere at the Canadian Closed Championships in Vancouver.   Same situation, same questions, same lack of any interest in anything other than  Breakin' and the YOG