Sunday, August 14, 2022

Dakar breakers see new opportunities with Olympic debut | Breaking Life

📲 Subscribe to @olympics: With a classical and traditional African dance background, B-Boy Zaza is a key member of Power Crew, one of the most successful crew in Senegal. Joined by his young brother Emma, their crew is more like a family and made them travel to major global events. Now a teacher, tasked with navigating the challenges of his community, the dance gives him hope for a brighter future. With Paris 2024 and Dakar Youth Olympic Games in 2026, the elders and next generation alike to build their own future and for the sport as it takes roots in Senegal. Organized by the local dance federation, they participate in the Battle National, featuring some of Senegal’s best emerging talents. Discover the world of breaking through the eyes of five young dancers practicing this new Olympic sport around the globe. What does it mean to be a B-Girl or a B-Boy today? What challenges do they overcome and what does it take to be an athlete in this emerging art form that is evolving from the streets onto the world’s biggest stage: ___________________________________________________ 🇨🇳 #Beijing2022 replays: 🇯🇵 #Tokyo2020 replays: 🗞️ News from the Olympic world:

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