NZTeam returns home with 3 World Champions
Our first World title was awarded in the Children & Junior division – Salsa Children & Juniors Team. Emma Crossen, Te Ao Marama Nepia and the three Bendell sisters – Sophia, Lucy and Amber from Studio HQ in Blenheim.
The same day saw further excitement when Jorge “Coco” Sequeiros from Salsa Con Coco dance studio in Auckland won the Salsa Soloist Man Over 50 Professional.
We had to wait for the next day to see our 3rd World Title award and this went to Felicity & John Flower from Dance Pasion Studio in Auckland in the Tango Couple Professional division.
Other notable placings for the New Zealand Team :
2nd place – Studio HQ, Blenheim in the Salsa Juniors Girls Teams
3rd place – Vuelta Dance, New Zealand from Dunedin in the Salsa Ladies Team Professionals
3rd place – Lucy MacVicar & Emily Glubb from Christchurch in the Latin Ladies Same Gender Couple Professionals
3rd place – Sophia Bendell from Studio HQ, Blenheim in the Salsa Junior Soloist Girl
Receiving a special award and a tumultuous standing ovation – Shenaragh Nemani and Ken Hudson representing New Zealand in the Limitless division.