DANCE: Youth Ballroom & Youth Latin | PARTNERS SINCE: February 2009 | REPRESENT: England | PLACES OF BIRTH: Lloyd: Cardiff, UK | Rebecca: Solihull, UK | BASED: New Cottage Dance Centre, UK.
ACHIEVEMENTS: World Under 21 Latin Finalists, World Under 19 Latin Champions, British Closed Under 16 Ballroom Champions, 2x British Closed Under 16 Latin Champions, British Open Under 16 Finalists, World Under 12 Ballroom Champions, British Closed Under 12 Ballroom & Latin Champions, British Open Under 12 Finalists.
FAVOURITE DANCE: Lloyd: Samba, it's cool | Rebecca: I can't pick! I love them all!.
FAVOURITE COMPETITION/VENUE: Lloyd: The Winter Gardens, Blackpool | Rebecca: Me too, I think it's the most beautiful place and has a fantastic atmosphere.
BEST MOMENT OF YOUR CAREER: Winning the World Championships in Disneyland Paris in December. It was the most amazing moment, we're still on a high from it!
HOW TO PREPARE FOR A COMPETITION: We always try to increase our practice and gym sessions and eat really well.
HOW TO RELAX AFTER A COMPETITION: Lloyd: Sleep. | Rebecca: I like to get a sports massage after a big competition, it helps to relax me and release tension in my muscles. Some chocolate is always a good idea too!
MOST RESPECTED OPPONENT COUPLE: Everyone. We think that respect for every competitor on the floor is of the upmost importance.
ADVICE FOR ANY YOUNG DANCER READING THIS: Don't always focus on results. Find yourself as a dancer, lose yourself in it, love what you do. And always remain hungry for more information.
DANCE WORLD ICON/INSPIRATION: Lloyd: Bryan Watson, Slavik and Sergey Surkov. | Rebecca: In Latin I love Ina Jeliazkova, she's so individual and you can see how much she loves what she does. But also Cyd Charisse, she was just fantastic, the embodiment of the music she danced too.
WHY CHOOSE INTERNATIONAL DANCE SHOES?: Lloyd: Best. Shoes. Ever. Enough said. | Rebecca: They're the best shoes. They fit my feet perfectly, are so comfortable and look amazing.
WHAT ARE THE MOST IMPORTANT FEATURES OF A DANCE SHOE?: Rebecca: I think that flexibility is key, being able to use your feet properly inside your shoe is vital and International Dance Shoes allow you to do just that. | Lloyd: I agree, and a bit of comfort never goes a miss.
AWAY FROM DANCE
FAVOURITE SPORT AWAY FROM DANCE: Lloyd: Rugby | Rebecca: Gymnastics
FAVOURITE HOLIDAY DESTINATION: Lloyd: L.A. | Rebecca: Agreed, L.A.
FAVOURITE FILM: Lloyd: The Wolf of Wall Street | Rebecca: The Theory of Everything
FAVOURITE MUSIC ACT/ARTIST: Lloyd: John Legend | Rebecca: Christina Aguilera
INTERESTING FACT: Lloyd: I'm an absolute idiot. | Rebecca: My dance partner has the mental age of an 8 year old.
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