World Dancesport Grandslam Series

World DanceSport GrandSlam: Latin Series - The First Four Legs

This second episode covers four legs of the GrandSlam Latin Series, from the first leg in Helsinki, Finland, to Wuhan, China, in Hong Kong and Moscow.Italians Nino Langella and Khrystyna Moshenska have dominated Latin dancing for the past three years. After winning three World Championships and a total of 13 GrandSlams, the couple split ahead of this year's GrandSlam Series. Both dancers found new partners.Will either Nino or Khrystyna, in their new partnerships, be able to replicate their prior...
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  • program length: 60 minutes
  • episode #102

Saturday, March 17 at 2:00 pm on 12.2

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The six-part 2015 WORLD DANCESPORT GRANDSLAM SERIES attracts the world's best dancers to compete for the most prestigious titles and the most prize money in the world of dance. This six episode series will cover both the Latin and Standard competitions of the last two regular legs of the series - held in Stuttgart, Germany, and Moscow, Russia respectively - plus the GrandSlam Finals in Shanghai in December. The first four episodes will focus on the decisive semi-finals and finals in both Latin and Standard with an up-close-and-personal look at the contestants. The GrandSlam competition uses a revolutionary judging system where the judges no longer compare one couple with the others on the dance floor. Rather, they focus on each couple individually and award points on an absolute scale for the quality of dancing. Combining athleticism and artistry, the 12 best dance couples perform Latin and Standard styles of dance, from the samba, cha cha cha, rumba and paso doble to the waltz, tango, slow foxtrot and quickstep—all in the hopes of being crowned GrandSlam Champion.