We're delighted to see such great success of our sponsored Elite Team over the four days at the UK Closed Championships down in Bournemouth!
Congratulations firstly to Ryan Mcshane & Ksenia Zsikhotska for winning the Professional Latin on Saturday night with Richard Still & Morgan Hemphill coming second making it top two for us. Ryan wears our 'Killick Klassik' while Ksenia wore a Bespoke pair of our 'Mia' style in White Satin with Red Soles. Richard wears our 'Rumba' and Morgan wears the 'Fiorella'. Also on Saturday night, congratulations to Warren & Kristi Boyce who once again took home the Professional Ballroom Championship with Richard & Morgan coming third in a busy night for them. Warren & Richard both wear our 'Contra Pro', Kristi wears the 'ICS SuperStar SingleStrap' and Morgan wears our 'ICS Classic'.
In the Amateur Latin, a huge shout to Petar Daskalov and Zia James who came first with four other sponsored couples making the final including Richard Lifshitz & Korina Travis, Ben Jones & Amy Dowden, Andrew Escolme & Amy Baker and Adelmo Mandia & Leah Rolfe. Obviously there's something in our Latin shoes. In the Amateur Ballroom, congratulations to Ben Taylor & Stefanie Bossen for coming second. Stefanie wore a pair of Ballroom shoes made out of her dress material, which looked great and you can click here to view them!
A big shout to our 10-Dance couples too, with Richard & Morgan winning the Professional 10-Dance & Oliver Hand & Ellie Beacock making the final of the Amateur at their first attempt!
The future looks bright too with three couples making the final of the final of the Under 21 Latin. Massive congratulations to Luke Miller & Laura Robinson for coming first, with Lloyd Perry & Rebecca Scott coming second. Oliver & Ellie, a new partnership and new to our Elite Team came fourth. In the Under 21 Ballroom, congratulations to Oliver & Ellie, and Lloyd & Rebecca for also making the final here.
In the Under 14 Ballroom, congratulations to Andrei Toader & Mia Linnik-Holden who came first, and Danny Wright & Ella Perry who came second. Andrei & Mia came third in the Latin too, with Danny & Ella also making the final.
In the Junior competition, well done to Glenn Boyce & Kayleigh Andrews who topped the Junior 10-Dance and Ballroom and came second in the Latin. Joseph Hughes & Mia Mazzitelli made their move up to Junior and achieved some impressive results in the Junior and Under 14 competitions!
Juveniles Jamie Meah & Maddie Ingoldsby got really greedy and came first in the Juvenile 8-Dance, Juvenile Ballroom and the Juvenile Latin. A great hat-trick of success!