PROFESSIONAL BALLROOM / PROFESSIONAL LATIN / AMATEUR BALLROOM / AMATEUR LATIN / TEN-DANCE / AMERICAN SMOOTH / YOUNGSTERS / SENIOR / WHEELCHAIR
Dmytro Rodin & Elizaveta Perepelytsia
Dmytro wears our 'Contra Pro' in Black Patent for Ballroom and our 'Rumba Duo' in Black Nubuck/Black Patent for Latin whilst Elizaveta wears our 'ICS RoundToe' design in both Flesh Satin and White Satin for Ballroom and 'Mia T-Bar' in Tan Satin for Latin. You can follow Dmytro on Instagram by clicking here, Elizaveta by clicking here and their shared account by clicking here.
Maxim Morris & Olivia King
Maxim wears our 'Contra Pro' in Black Patent for Ballroom and our 'Rumba XG' in Black Nubuck for Latin whilst Olivia wears our 'ICS RoundToe SingleStrap' design in both Flesh Satin and White Satin for Ballroom and 'Elena' in Tan Satin for Latin. You can follow Maxim on Instagram by clicking here, Olivia by clicking here and their shared account by clicking here.
Nathan Storey & Olivia Smorga
Nathan wears our 'Contra Pro' in Black Patent for Ballroom and our 'Jones' in Black Nubuck/Black Patent for Latin whilst Olivia wears our 'ICS Classic' design in Flesh Satin for Ballroom and 'Mia T-Bar' in Tan Satin for Latin. You can follow them on Instagram by clicking here. Image here.
Antonio Esposito & Maria Rosaria Dalmonte
This young couple from Naples, Italy joined our team in 2019, becoming one of our youngest couples. They begun dancing together at the ages of five and six years old having been paired together by their dance teacher. The boss in practice is Maria! She is tireless and attentive to detail, spending hours and hours striving for perfection! Both are creative and whilst Antonia loves to Jive, Maria prefers the Rumba.
They've loved their opportunity to dance across the world, so far dancing throughout Europe, in Asia and in the USA and have won competitions both nationally and internationally at the Under 10 and 12 levels. They also featured on season four of USA's popular 'World of Dance'!
Maria is inspired by music and loves to watch videos of the most charismatic dancers, which to her are Yulia Musikhina and Ina Jeliazkova. Antonio is inspired by great champions including Nino Langella and Salvatore Sinardi. Their favourite place to dance is in Blackpool and they love the flexibility, comfort and beauty of our shoes. In their spare time Maria likes to run and Antonio enjoys drawing.
Antonio wears our 'Rumba' in Black Nubuck and Maria wears our 'Mia T-Bar'. Click here to follow them on Facebook. Image here.
Nathan Zaystev & Annika Mugin
These young superstars met during a Summer Dance Camp in 2014 at the SDA Sukachov Dance Academy in San Francisco having both begun dancing aged eight and have been dancing together since then. Dancing both Ballroom and Latin, Nathan's favourite dances are the Tango, Quickstep, Cha Cha and Jive whereas Annika enjoys Foxtrot and Rumba.
Their top achievements include winning their first US National Championship in Ballroom Under 14's in 2019, making both Under 14 World finals in Ballroom and Latin in Dublin, Ireland in 2019 and representing the US as captains in the 2018 Blackpool Juvenile Team Match. Nathan looks up to Dmytro Rodin, another #IDSEliteTeam star for Ballroom and Dmitry Timokhin for Latin whilst Annika idolises the #IDSEliteTeam's sensational Nino Dzneladze.
Of our shoes, Annika likes the great fit and supportive arch and Nathan compares dancing in our shoes with dancing on clouds.
Nathan wears our 'Romeo' in Black Patent for Ballroom and our 'Rumba' in Black Calf for Latin whilst Annika wears our 'ICS RoundToe SingleStrap' design in Flesh Satin for Ballroom and 'Elena' in Tan Satin for Latin. You can follow them on Instagram by clicking here. Image here.
Gracjan Rumiński & Natalia Woźniak
Gracjan wears our 'Contra Pro' in Black Patent for Ballroom and our 'Rumba' in Black Calf for Latin whilst Natalia wears our 'ICS RoundToe SingleStrap' design in Flesh Satin for Ballroom and our Dansport 'L3005' in Tan Satin for Latin. You can follow them on Instagram by clicking here.
Oliver Dudman & Edith Maina-Flinders
Oliver and Edith were introduced after Oliver's parents used a partner search page on Facebook in 2018. In their early years together they've achieved an extraordinary amount - including becoming British National Juvenile Champions in both Ballroom and Latin in November 2021!
Their favourite Ballroom dance is the Foxtrot and for Latin, Edith loves the Samba whilst Oliver prefers the Jive. Their inspirations include Derek Hough, Riccardo & Yulia, Andrei & Mia, Maxim & Olivia and Johannes Radebe. Off the floor, Oliver loves playing football and supports Tottenham (good lad) and Edith loves make up, shopping and spending time with family.
They love the comfort of our shoes and the different designs, and are eagerly awaiting the opportunity to try more designs when they move up to Junior. The new skin tone additions to promote greater diversity in dance is something that's really important to them too.
Oliver wears our 'Boys Contra' in Black Patent for Ballroom and the 'Boys Rumba' in Black Calf for Latin whilst Edith wears our 'Girls Flavia' in White. You can follow them on Instagram by clicking here.
Carwyn Huish & Brooke Smith
Young Carwyn and Brooke have been dancing together in August 2020 having known eachother since they were 6 and 3 years old, dancing at Shappelles Dance Centre in Wales. Their favourite dances are the Rumba & Jive and their dance inspirations include Riccardo & Yulia, and Donnie & Heidi.
Their greatest achievement to date is a Champions of Tomorrow 2021 win and they love being a part of our team with the shoes being so 'comfortable and look amazing'.
Carwyn wears our 'Contra' in Black Patent whilst Brooke wears our 'Natasha' in White. You can follow Carwyn on Instagram by clicking here and Brook by clicking here.