With the IDO Hip Hop Break Dance Electric Boogie World Championships 2011 recently concluded, we thought we’d give you an update on how the South African dancers (many of whom are from DanceWeb) fared.
South African dancers competed against 37 countries in the World Championships and and are currently ranked 1st in the Street Dance World Championships, ahead of 2nd place finishers Russia and 3rd place Slovenia!
SA dancers brought home:
6 gold medals
6 silver medals
2 bronze medals
You can view the full results on the IDO webpage.
1x Gold- Adult 2 formation team Full Circle – Gauteng – coach Craig Bullock (DanceWeb)
1x Silver – Hip-Notic Adult 2 small group – Gauteng – coach Craig Bullock (DanceWeb)
1x silver – Darim da Paxaio Solo – Gauteng coach Craig Bullock (DanceWeb)
1x Gold Medal – Blake Williams – Electric Boogie- Cape Town
1x Silver Medal- Blake Williams – Hip Hop Solo – Cape Town
1 x Bronze medal – Fusion 16 & over small group- Cape Town- Coach Ivy Meyer (OOA)
Pretoria – coach Eunice Marais ( Eunice Marais studios)
1x Gold Medal – Circle of Life production(all ages)
1x Gold Medal – Kryptonite Jnr – 16 & over
1x Gold Medal – Kryptonite Snr- 12-15
1x Gold Medal -12 -15 solo male
1x Silver Medal – Dirkie & Eugene 16 &over duo
1x silver Medal – 12-15 formation Romeo & Juliet
1x silver Medal -Gift & Them Electric Boogie – coach – Anette Manyande – Pretoria
1x Bronze – Graham Valentyn 12-15 solo male – Cape Town – coach Kim Cummings
Other placings SA took:
Jed Bullock – 7th place (out of 55) 11/u (DanceWeb)
Tumi Tladi – 4th place – 16 & over hip hop solo (DanceWeb)
Eugene Baloyi 5th place 16 & over – hip hop male solo
Darim da Paxaio 6th place-16 & over hip hop male solo (DanceWeb)
Paul Nqambule 7th place- 16 & over electric boogie (DanceWeb)
Jason Meyer 5th place – 16 & over electric boogie
Congratulations to all the dancers who took part and placed!