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Breaking New Ground: For the First Time in History, Dancers Are Competing at the Olympics

The Olympic Games are by no means the first worldwide breaking event. But they do mark the first time that a breaking competition is being put on in a big way for the general public, not just the breaking community itself.

Jennifer Heimlich
The cover of the July/August 2024 issue of Dance Magazine. B-girl Sunny Choi balances on one hand as she smiles, upside-down, at the camera. One hand-held foot kicks toward the camera. The largest cover line reads "Going for Gold: Breaking at the Olympics." A banner across the top reads "The Dance Annual Directory."
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Going For Gold

What will breaking's inclusion at the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris mean for the competing dancers and the art form?

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