Is it a dance? Is it a sport? Breakdancing or breaking is a form of street dance that has its origins in Bronx in New York. Breakers, also called b-boys and b-girls, can move to anything from soul to jazz to hip hop dance music. It’s cool, it’s acrobatic, it’s powerful and soon, it may be a category at the Olympics. But it’s not the first funky event to enter the haloed international sporting competition.
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