Ballroom Dance > Eastern US Dancesport

Discussion in 'Ballroom Dance' started by mamboqueen, Dec 18, 2008.

  1. BM

    BM New Member

    Found it, thank you. :) And congrats this weekend, Nik!
  2. njdancegirl

    njdancegirl Active Member

    So BM, how did the Eastern go for you?
  3. Bella

    Bella New Member

    Chachamama - your husband's photos are fabulous! He's so talented.
  4. ChaChaMama

    ChaChaMama Well-Known Member

    Awww...thank you! I'll pass that along!

    He's hoping to be able to put up another big batch today. :)
  5. BM

    BM New Member

    Eastern Experience

    Given my context, I really can't complain: in Pro-Am Silver I (A2), 1st in Waltz & Tango, 2nd in Viennese Waltz & Quickstep, and 3rd in Foxtrot. In Silver II (A2), 1st in Tango, and 2nd in Waltz, Viennese Waltz, Foxtrot & Quickstep. In Silver Scholarship, 5th.

    I started practising Standard in July, but not at all rigorously (for various reasons). Prior to the last couple weeks (since we had guest coaches), I hadn't had a lesson since November. The Tuesday before Eastern, another one of my coaches asked pro and me why we weren't competing at Eastern . . . so we decided to compete at Eastern. :) We probably practised twice during the week, but I think I danced alright, and I'm happy (still have a lot of work to do, though!).
  6. elisedance

    elisedance New Member

    Congrats BM - they are excellent results - besides we are all works in progress, even the world champions must feel that ;)
  7. njdancegirl

    njdancegirl Active Member

    Ditto...congrats BM! You danced well, you placed well...what more could you ask for? Sounds like you work on Standard the way I do...a little here, a little there.
  8. CANI

    CANI Active Member

    Congrats everyone !! This was a fun thread to read. Hoping you all have more of the same (or more of whatever you want!) : )
  9. Bella

    Bella New Member

    Can't wait to see them! Let us know when they're up for us to drool over! ;)
  10. mamboqueen

    mamboqueen Well-Known Member

  11. ChaChaMama

    ChaChaMama Well-Known Member

    I love when comps put the scoresheets up! Thanks for pointing that out, MQ; I might not have thought to look.

    CCP put up a bunch more photos. He is now through Saturday daytime and starting Sat night. MQ, you are on deck! I've seen the previews, and I think you will be pleased.

    I had 272 to choose from, from warm-ups through awards. Here are a dozen favorites: --This one cracks me up.

    I don't think I ever shared my placements.

    Ladies B1 Silver I Latin
    Cha-cha--3rd (I was ODing on adrenalin and rushed the music. :( I was trying to be fast and sharp but apparently just fast.)
    Samba--1st (YAY! My favorite dance.)
    Jive--1st (Really? YAY!)

    B Silver Scholarship (out of 8)--4th place.
  12. Bella

    Bella New Member

    I don't know, I think the second one is funnier!

    Congrats, you look beautiful!
  13. mamboqueen

    mamboqueen Well-Known Member

    that's out of 8, yes? funny that that little emoticon pops up. You did very well for yourself!

    Nice pics, CCM. I will give those of you ladies who struggle to pay for dresses a little happy note. The lady in #429 is wearing a black fringe dress I bought on ebay for $25. It was like a shirt on me so I lopped it off on her. You can find a deal every now and again ;)
  14. samina

    samina Well-Known Member

  15. mamboqueen

    mamboqueen Well-Known Member

    And ftr, I think everyone's first dance should be an automatic shoulders are pretty much in my ears the entire first dance.
  16. Merrylegs

    Merrylegs Well-Known Member

    scratch that. I had to ******* to see 2009 although the date of 2008 does still appear on one of the pages.
  17. Bella

    Bella New Member

    p.s. Andrei and Kate look great. First pictures I've seen of them since the new partnership.
  18. Nik

    Nik Member

  19. mamboqueen

    mamboqueen Well-Known Member

    are you laughing because your zipper is down?
  20. mamboqueen

    mamboqueen Well-Known Member

    yuk....made you look!

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