Friday, July 20, 2018

UrFU's hip hop team takes bronze at European dance championships

Ural Federal University hip hop dance team "Fast and Furious" took the bronze medal at last week's FISAF European Fitness and Hip Hop Unite Championships 2014 in Vienna.

The championship gathered the best university hip hop dance teams from across Europe to compete for judges from all over the world.

"The rivalry was serious," Fast and Furious coach Catherine Rogozhin said. "Pleased that judges of high class from different countries - Denmark, Belgium, Germany, Czech Republic, Sourth Africa and even Morocco -appreciated our efforts. The guys gave 100 percent and [took] third place. We are very satisfied."

UrFU's Fast and Furious has been one of the highest-rated university hip hop dance teams in the world, winning many Russian championships and placing highly in international championships. The team will next compete in the World Cup in Moscow this summer.