Danc­ing duo take on world’s best

Glamorgan Gazette - - News -

TWO five year olds have danced their way onto the podium at a world dance cham­pi­onships.

Brooke Wal­ters, five, a pupil at Caerau Pri­mary School in Caerau, Maesteg, was crowned the un­der six open solo cham­pion at the UDO World Street Dance Cham­pi­onships in Glas­gow.

Brooke and fel­low dancer Naomi Lewis, also five and a Caerau Pri­mary pupil, also came sec­ond in the un­der six duo cat­e­gory.

Shel­leyanne Wal­ters, Brooke’s mum, said her daugh­ter had been very shy and quiet be­fore join­ing UDC Dance in Caerau.

“It’s been amaz­ing watch­ing her con­fi­dence grow,” she said.

She said at the com­pe­ti­tion in Glas­gow there were crews com­pet­ing from all over the world, but the girls put in top per­for­mances.

“My­self and Deb­o­rah Lewis, Naomi’s mum, are very proud mum­mies”, she said.

“A big thanks to all the coaches at UDC, Carl Tid­ball, Tracey New­man and Shauna Goldswor­thy.

Brooke Wal­ters and Naomi Lewis, both aged five, came sec­ond in the un­der six duo cat­e­gory at the UDO Street Dance Cham­pi­onships

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