PH dance crews win big in World Hip Hop Dance tilt

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Posted at Aug 12 2018 05:07 PM | Updated as of Aug 12 2018 06:08 PM

Four dance teams from the Philippines won medals in the Hip Hop International's World Hip Hop Dance Championship in Phoenix, Arizona.

Of the three Philippine teams in the MegaCrew Divsion, two made it to the top three.

 

Kindred took home the bronze medal, while Fusion won silver.

The Jukebox, a dance team from Mexico, won gold.

 

In the Adult Division, The Peepz took home the bronze medal.

 

Da' Republik from Dominican Republic won silver, while Cbaction from Argentina won gold in the same division.

 

Meanwhile, Kingsmen placed second in the Varsity Division.

 

Japan's Kana-boon! took home the gold medal, while Masque from New Zealand won the bronze medal in the same division.

 

Nine teams from the Philippines, with approximately 150 delegates, were among the more than 4,000 dancers who competed in the dance tilt.

Filipino-Americans in the valley pooled their resources to provide housing, food, and transportation for the Pinoy groups once again. 

This is the second year that Arizona hosted the largest and most respected street-dance competition in the world.