B-Boy Chey Wins ‘Best Breaker’ at the Red Bull BC One Spain Camp
B-Boy Chey of the Arcopom and Electroduendes Crew was crowned “best breaker” at the Red Bull BC One National Finals in Madrid, Spain. The Spain Camp, the first of Red Bull BC One’s qualifiers for the Amsterdam World Finals in November, included battles, performances and classes. Click through for backstage highlights. And click here to watch action from the finals in Spain.
The main venue, La Casa Encendida, hosted more than 1000 dance camp participants between April 13 and 16.
More than 150 b-boys competed for one of the final 16 spots in the upcoming Amsterdam championship.
B-Boy Chey and his crew, Arcopom, showed off their skills in a performance on April 14, the second day of the camp.
The event was full of educational classes, as well. Here, nutrition expert Anna Grifols gives a lecture on sports nutrition to ensure the dancers are well-informed on taking care of their bodies during the intense competition.
Stretch! Three days of dancing can be tough, but with the right methods, the performers were able to pull through for their battles.
Among the instructors were Spider Salah, the award-winning hip-hop dancer and first season winner of “La France a un incroyable talent” (“France has Incredible Talent”)…
…and B-Boy Extremo, the well-known dancer and choreographer who served as one of the judges in the final tournament.
Deydey, a member of the Zamounda Crew also taught and performed during the Spain Camp. Here she is giving participants tips techniques.
Crazylegs of the Rock Steady Crew unified the crowd with his performance on April 15.
And then it was time for the grand finale! 500 people turned up to see the final competition in Florida Retiro de Madrid.
Three time winner B-Boy Xak, also part of the Arcopom crew was a strong contender with his swift kicks and well-held headstands.
But the crown went to B-Boy Chey and his impressive flips via a unanimous vote from judges, B-Boy Menno, Red Bull BC One’s 2015 champ, B-Boy Extremo and B-Boy Wing, the 2008 World Champion. Chey is now on to the Amsterdam World Finals where he will compete for the ultimate title on November 4!