The Crew, 2012 world hip hop champions

Filipino dance group The Crew makes the Philippines proud for winning the 2012 World Hip Hop Dance Championship held at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas on August 5.

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The Crew, represented by its members Xernan, Sam, Aye, Miah, David, Kyle, Miko, and Erik, were joined in the competition by the UP Streetdance Club, La Salle Dance Company, Legit Status, Fresh Flow and the Philippine Allstars among other teams.

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The Crew bested seven groups in the finals and at least two thousand crews from 40 countries including USA, Canada, Mexico, Finland, UK, Singapore, Brazil, Argentina, Japan, New Zealand, Australia, Italy, Spain, France, India, and Germany in the preliminary round.

The Crew won in the World Adult division while the UP Street Dance Club placed 3rd in the Megacrew category.

Congratulations to The Crew and all the Philippine teams!

Photo courtesy of Sassy Cuna