Like Taking a Knee at a Football Game! Open Pro-Am Rhythm Scholarships – Ohio 2017
Is breaking on any other beat than the “2” beat in mambo an act of protest to something that is totally unnatural when dancing mambo and if so, is it the equivalent to the players taking the knee at a football game as protest?
New Orleans is one of my favorite places in the USA, the historical value along with the entertainment factor make it one of my favorite places to visit and so when I was ask to attend the UDC in New Orleans, before taking a breath I said “yes”!
This year the Open Pro/Am Smooth Scholarships were terrific, with all of them being hugely attended, it was interesting for all of us to know who would be this year’s World Pro-Am Dancesport Series winners in this very popular category of the Smooth.
The Hawai’i Star Ball in Honolulu, Hawai’i, was once again a major success even when they lost power and light for two hours during the Saturday daytime session, making some of the dancers a little should we say, “shady,” for lack of a better word.
As most of you know Hurricane Irma, made many flee from Orlando, Florida in the late part of the US Championships although many stayed and weathered the storm in the Swan Resort and Hotel until she passed.