Yosh was born in Neyagawa. He is rich in originality, he is the one and only with an completely orginial style. Yosh is growing in the world/wide scene, from America to Europe. He is one of the great 8 of World Bboy Classic.
Foad Ambelj aka LIL ZOO is a young bboy who started dancing in 2008 in Casablanca/Morocco. After just 4 years of practicing he represented Africa for the first time in the Red Bull BC One World Finals in Rio De Janiero in 2012. This was his start into the international bboy scene where he made his name in a short time. He is one of the great 8 of World Bboy Classic.
Boogie Gun won World Bboy Classic Italy this year, with crew member Yaio. Boogie Gun is an veteran, and at the same time still fairly unknown outside Italy. He is one of the Challengers of World Bboy Classic.
Alkolil was born in Kemerovo. He is one of the most consistent guys in the game right now. He´s got a bag of tricks, and won´t be running out of moves anytime soon. Alkolil is one of the great 8 of World Bboy Classic.
Bboy Bart (Brazil) is completely unknown to most of the planet.. for now. This kid is one of the most talented bboys in Brazil right know. Let’s see if this will be the start of his legacy! He is one of the great 8 at World Bboy Classic.
Heady was born in Bucheon. He is one of the newer faces from Korea, starting to make a name for himself around the world. He´s flexible, has crazy freeze control and is hungry to win. He is one of the great 8 of World Bboy Classic.
Yaio Took another win at World Bboy Classic Italy this year, this time with crew member Boogiegun. Yaio is an veteran, and at the same time still fairly unknown outside Italy. He is one of the Challengers of World Bboy Classic.
Ali Ramdani, better known by his stage name Lilou, is an Algerian-French bboy. He is part of the French crew Pockemon Crew and the all-star team LEGION X. Since the beginning of his career in 1999 he has won many international prizes, both with his crew and as a solo dancer. Lilou was the winner of the b-boy competition Red Bull BC One in 2005 and 2009. He is one of the only three competitors to have won the Red Bull BC One twice. He is one of the great 8 at World Bboy Classic.
Already as a young kid, Rico has been an active child of physical creativity, Playing basketball, skateboarding and fearless attempt on defying gravity in any way possible. At the age of 11 he was introduced to breakdancing by a best friend from school and dance school Hotstepper, were he has practiced and pursued the life of abboy ever since. Now he is a known dancer all over the world, for his essentail style, explosive moves, unique musicality, and remarkable Characteristic. He is one of the great 8 at World Bboy Classic.
Alan Leal Castro aka “KID BOOGIE” is a passionate and energetic dancer who has been dancing for as long as he can remember. Kid Boogie specializes in “Popping” and is a member of world famous crews such as Machine Gone Funk, Animated Villains and the Mop Top Crew. His drive and dedication led him to compete and teach around the world. Entering many of the famous competitions and also win some along the way.
SonYa is a professional dancer from Paris, specialised in Popping and Waacking. She is part of the only female Popping crew Bandidas. She has been training her popping skills since 2004, with Scalp at first then with the legendary Popin Pete, Suga Pop and Mr Wiggles. She has made a name in the battle scene in France and worldwide.
from Groovtronix Crew, started popping in 2000. He started competing in 2002 and won his first big battle in 2003. The same year he has performed together with Popin Pete and Skeeter Rabbit from the Electric Boogaloos in the show called “Funktherapy”. He has been a professional dancer for more than a decade now. Beside battling and performing, he has been spreading his knowledge since 2002 and has developed a way of teaching through improvisation.
Djidawi is a popping and waving reference in France. He has been dancing since a very young age in the North of France. He has been one of the judge of Juste Debout in 2014. The past few years he has created “Up” by Djidawi , a coaching program in personal development. After 15 years of learning and success in the artistic domain, he wanted to make his experience a teaching for the others.
He is specialized in the styles popping, house and floorwork. In 2008, he made the first step as a dancer and looked then above all to jabbawockeez, kaba modern and Quest crew. Mid-2009 he began with popping, this was a whole new world for him. He learned all kinds of variations in movements. His rule (always be a student, stay humble, create don’t try to imitate) In the battle scene they are often found.
Argil also know as Synthazoid is a dancer that is specialized in the style of popping. He’s been doing it for almost 8 years now. Synthazoid got his inspiration from different styles in popping, but the one that has stayed central, is the form of the dancing robot and the Oakland Boogaloo style. Synthazoid is known for his geometric lines and the abillity to dance with it.Synthazoid aka The Geometric Sage
Michael started Popping at dynamo in Eindhoven approximately 7 years ago with some local high school friends. At Dynamo he met Jing/Juice who introduced him to popping, the culture and the many styles. He fell in love with the dance, because of the many styles in popping. The adventure of exploring all these styles, motivates him to keep on training and learning more about the style popping.
Edmerd Koffy A.K.A. Fonky Ninja is a dancer with fighting spirit that is comparable with what you normally see in anime. Five years ago he decided to specialise in Popping. Coming from the most southern part of the Netherlands, he is now starting to travel around more to participate in different battles since battling is one of the things he enjoys doing the most.
Besides representing himself the dancer from the town Maastricht also represent The Crazy Ninja’s and HFC crew.
Delphine Deydey Nguyen is a top dancer from France from Vietnamese background. She has been dancing since the age of 8, starting with hip hop as her first style. In 2001, she decided to pool her focus into her popping and locking and specialise in the funkstyle dances. She is one of the top poppers in the world that travels far and wide to teach, compete, perform and judge. Deydey made Popping history when she became the first female World Popping Champion after winning the 2009 UK B-Boy Championship solo popping battle.
Jing ‘Juice’ Wang is a popping dancer born in China. He discovered this dance style when he was 16 years old and has been pursuing it passionately ever since. He never had just one teacher but learned from various sources all around the world. He managed to develop an unique style through continuous practice and is able to share his know-how with the next generation through teaching. With all his acquired knowledge he became ambitious in building on to the culture and has been involved in multiple projects.
Steen Koerner started his career as a self-taught robot dancer in 1982 in Denmark, and traveled the world already at an age of 14 to take battles with the best from Berlin, London, Paris and New York. He has since been a driving force in the urban arts community and was awarded the Hip Hop Lifetime Achievement Award in 2004. He is today a huge reference in terms of animation and tutting and has been spreading his knowledge all around the world.
Jeffery “Machine” Mccann, 27 years old, started dancing at the age of 9 in Sacramento, California. Being on the streets, watching Martial Arts movies, and being part of Hip Hop in the early 90’s, all influenced his dance styles to vary from old forms of rocking to acrobatic tricks. He started his dance career with Show Biz Productions working with the Sacramento Kings and Sacramento Monarchs. That opportunity soon led to Jeff dancing as a professional b-boy around the world in places.
Handy “MonstaPop” Yacinthe is recognized as one of the leading forces in building the current-day Montréal popping community, and an innovative dance creator and technical experimenter in his own right. Montréal-born of Haitian parents, he has travelled throughout Canada, Europe and Asia competing, teaching, judging and exchanging with other specialists.
Greenteck is a Canadian popper and has a strong reputation worldwide. He is well known for his great precision, impeccable style and funky flavour. Drawing in audiences with his innovative concepts, Greenteck is a true showman who uses his energetic spark to keep people guessing and leave them in awe of his creativity. He is one of the invites of Planet Pop’N.
Niek is responsible for World BBoy Classic, the worlds most important 2vs2 BBoy competition, which takes place every year in Eindhoven. He loves to work in TV, Live Performances, and large projects that involve creative people from different backgrounds. As Artistic Director of The Ruggeds, he was one of the driving forces of getting their show Adrenaline to the theatres.