DANCE: Amateur Ballroom | PARTNERS SINCE: February 2010 | REPRESENT: Denmark | PLACES OF BIRTH: Pasquale: Caserta, Italy | Sofie: Copenhagen, Denmark | BASED: Let's Dance, Caserta, Italy.
ACHIEVEMENTS: Ranked 15th in the WDSF World Rankings, January 2016; Ranked 13th on the Grand Slam Rankings, December 2015; 5th place at the Austrian Open, 2015; 14th place in the German Open, 2015; 11th place in the Hong Kong Grand Slam; 1st place in the Asia World Dance Sport Festival 2015; 1st place of the Tokyo International, 2015; 2nd in the European Cup, 2014; 4th in the World Cup, 2012.
FAVOURITE DANCE: Pasquale: Slow Fox | Sofie: Slow Fox.
FAVOURITE COMPETITION/VENUE: Pasquale: I love to dance all of the biggest competitions in Italy and in Asia | Sofie: I think the same :)
BEST MOMENT OF YOUR CAREER: It must be our first try-out back in January 2010 in Aprilia. Because this was the beginning of our journey together :)
HOW TO PREPARE FOR A COMPETITION: A good preparation is very individual. For us everyday is a preparation - it can be both physical and/or mental.
HOW TO RELAX AFTER A COMPETITION: A bottle of wine shared with the another competitors is a must after the big competitions :)
MOST RESPECTED OPPONENT COUPLE: For the moment we don't have one specific couple. We respect all the couples, who believes in the quality of dancing and the spirit of competition.
ADVICE FOR ANY YOUNG DANCER READING THIS: We advise all the young dancers to practice hard, believe in themselves, have fun, think about yourself (instead of your partner) and use your time in a smart way. And most importantly, never forget to bring your heart with you in every step you take <3
DANCE WORLD ICON/INSPIRATION: Pasquale: Oliver Wessel-Therhorn, Hans Laxholm, Mirko Gozzoli and of course William Pino | Sofie: This is difficult, there has been so many.. But I think that the most important is Alessandra Bucciarelli.
WHY CHOOSE INTERNATIONAL DANCE SHOES?: We are very proud to have International Dance Shoes as a sponsor. They are for sure the best shoes you can use as a dancer. All their shoes have a marvellous design and the possibility of ordering shoes extra wide or slim makes for very high comfort.
WHAT ARE THE MOST IMPORTANT FEATURES OF A DANCE SHOE?: The fitting is the most important thing when choosing a shoe. Also, the quality of the materials and shape of the shoe is important. That's why International Dance Shoes is the best choice!
AWAY FROM DANCE
FAVOURITE SPORT AWAY FROM DANCE: Pasquale: Football | Sofie: Fitness
FAVOURITE HOLIDAY DESTINATION: Pasquale: Thailand | Sofie: If it's more than 25 degrees, a blue sky and a nice beach - then it's perfect for me :)
FAVOURITE FILM: Pasquale: Schindler's List | Sofie: Hmm.. I really like 'Life is Beautiful'
FAVOURITE MUSIC ACT/ARTIST: Pasquale: The list is so long! | Sofie: The list is so long!
TEACHING, LESSONS & BOOKINGS
Pasquale & Sofie offer private lessons and lectures, mainly in Italy and Denmark. They also perform shows and competitions around the world. You can email them on firstname.lastname@example.org or call them on +39 3939371870.
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