world bboy classic logoThe line up for the World B-Boy Classic Great Eight has been announced ahead of the event in Rotterdamn, Holland on 14 July 2012.

World B-Boy Classic is an international 2-on-2 b-boy battle that takes place annually in Rotterdam as part of the Street Science Festival in Holland where the world’s best breakers are paired together an hour before the battle.

Video: World BBoy Classic 2011 highlights trailer

World BBoy Classic was established in 2009 by the Rotterdam-based organisation 45 Live who are behind the events The Notorious IBE and Dutch BBoy Championships. The festival also includes battles in other dance styles, workshops, markets, performances, panels and parties

World BBoy Classic 2012 Great Eight line up

B-Boy Fleau – Sweet Technique – Canada
B-Boy LagaetMomentum Crew – Portugal
B-Boy Pick Up – EXG / Kosher Flava – Israel
B-Boy Junior – Wanted Crew – France
B-Boy Morris – Fallen Kings – Usa
B-Boy NiekThe Ruggeds – Holland
B-Boy Palmer – Havikoro – Usa
B-Boy Gun – Illusion Of Exist – Russia
B-Boy Hill – Unik Breakers – Mexico
B-Boy Xisco – Hustle Kids – Holland
B-Boy Lil KevVagabond Crew – France
B-Boy Kareem – Fallen Kings / Rockforce – USA
B-Boy BlankaMighty Zulu Kingz / Floor Gangz – Denmark
B-Boy SaloFlyings Legs – Venezuela
B-Boy Lamine – Vagabond Crew – France
Wild Willy – Riot Fam / Soul Mavericks – Holland

World BBoy Classic 2012 judge line up

Profo – USA
DJ Renegade – UK
Jurski – Holland
DJ Hooch – UK
Marlon – USA
Last judge to be announced

World BBoy Classic 2011

The World B-Boy Classic 2011 champions were Hurricane Ray and El Nino. B-Boy Sunni was selected to represent UK, and while he was knocked out ahead of the finals, BBC3 comedy show Russell Howard’s Good News picked up on a headline that appeared on All Street Dance.

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