Olympic Break-Dancing Is Making Its First Appearance at the Paris Games

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Olympic Break-Dancing Is Making Its First Appearance at the Paris Games

Olympic Break-Dancing , Is Making Its First Appearance , at the Paris Games.

NBC reports that break-dancing will make its debut as an official Olympic sport at the upcoming Paris Games.

Also known as breaking, the sport features headspins, windmills, various "freeze" moves and will be set to music.

According to the Paris Olympics, the sport is , "characterized by acrobatic movements, stylized footwork and the key role played by the DJ and the MC (master of ceremonies) during battles.".

The sport first made an appearance at the 2018 Youth Olympics in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

According to NBC Olympics, the event garnered over one million viewers, a much wider audience than many other sports.

According to NBC Olympics, the event garnered over one million viewers, a much wider audience than many other sports.

Breaking joins a number of other new sports, including three that were debuted at the 2020 Tokyo Games: , surfing, skateboarding and sport climbing.

Breaking joins a number of other new sports, including three that were debuted at the 2020 Tokyo Games: , surfing, skateboarding and sport climbing.

Breaking joins a number of other new sports, including three that were debuted at the 2020 Tokyo Games: , surfing, skateboarding and sport climbing.

NBC reports that the new sports represent an effort by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to draw in younger viewers and athletes.

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NBC reports that the new sports represent an effort by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to draw in younger viewers and athletes.

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The Paris Olympics breaking competition will be split into two events on August 9 and 10 at La Concorde Urban Park.

According to the Paris Olympics, the event will see a total of 16 B-boys or 16 B-girls , "go face to face in spectacular solo battles.".

According to the Paris Olympics, the event will see a total of 16 B-boys or 16 B-girls , "go face to face in spectacular solo battles."


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