Mo Ran & Zhou Jie

Ran Mo (Cook) & Jie Zhou (Maggie) - International Dance Shoes

PROFILE

DANCE: Amateur Ballroom | PARTNERS SINCE: October 2009 | REPRESENT: China | PLACES OF BIRTH: Cook: Gui Yang, China | Maggie: Ji Lin, China | BASED: Beijing, China.

ACHIEVEMENTS: 2nd place Taipei Open Standard, 2015; 6th place Shanghai International Open, 2014; 5th place China Dancesport Championship, 2014; 2nd place Taipei Open Standard, 2014; 3rd place Roma Open Rising Star, 2014; 6th place Adult German Open Championship, 2013; 6th place World Championship Show Dance, 2013; 1st place Asian Championship Tango, 2011.

CHOSEN SHOES: Cook: 'Contra Pro' | Maggie: 'ICS SuperStar' (Click the shoe names to view)

DANCE TALK

FAVOURITE DANCE: Cook: Quickstep | Maggie: Quickstep.

FAVOURITE COMPETITION/VENUE: Cook: German Open Championship | Maggie: German Open Championship.

BEST MOMENT OF YOUR CAREER: When we were in the 2011 Asian Championship with Koishihara, we were just juniors.

HOW TO PREPARE FOR A COMPETITION: We do physical training really hard half a month before competition, and start to do our routines like the real competition one week before. 

HOW TO RELAX AFTER A COMPETITION: We just relax. Go shopping with friends and have some chit-chat with them.

MOST RESPECTED OPPONENT COUPLE: We respect all the couples who push themselves to be the best ones.

ADVICE FOR ANY YOUNG DANCER READING THIS: Nothing is impossible! You set your goal and you try really hard and you will get there!

DANCE WORLD ICON/INSPIRATION: Cook: William Pino | Maggie: Alessandra Bucciarelli.

SHOE TALK

WHY CHOOSE INTERNATIONAL DANCE SHOES?: We've chosen International Dance Shoes because we really love the beautiful look and outstanding quality!

WHAT ARE THE MOST IMPORTANT FEATURES OF A DANCE SHOE?: The most important features for a dance shoe is comfort. We practice hours and hours, days and days. It is so important to wear comfortable shoes when we training.

AWAY FROM DANCE

FAVOURITE SPORT AWAY FROM DANCE: Cook: Basketball | Maggie: Instruments: Erhu & Piano

FAVOURITE HOLIDAY DESTINATION: Cook: ThailandMaggie: Thailand

FAVOURITE FILM: Cook: The Godfather | Maggie: Spirited Away

FAVOURITE MUSIC ACT/ARTIST: Cook: David GuettaMaggie: Adele

INTERESTING FACT: Cook: I swear a lot. Maybe it's not a secret. 

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Photography Credits:

Main Sponsors Page - Rob Ronda Photography (Click here)

Header Image - International Dance Shoes