Sasha Fox narrowly misses break dance finale in New York

A Calgary break dancer narrowly missed qualifying for the Red Bull BC One Last Chance Cypher Finals in New York on Saturday night.

B-Girl Sasha Fox (aka Alexandra Mozil) finished eighth in the preliminary rounds on Thursday and missed out on Saturday’s final and a chance to compete for the title in an event that Red Bull describes as “the one-on-one breaking competition. most prestigious head in the world”.

Only the top five qualified.

Fox emigrated to Calgary from Russia a decade ago and works as a senior Blackberry threat researcher.

Three other Canadians – Illz, Phil Wizard and Emma – qualified for the final.

The finale will be hosted by rapper and songwriter MyVerse and break dancer B-Boy Wicket, with performances from rapper Rakim, hip hop duo Black Sheep, DJ and MC Grandmaster Caz and dance crew jabbawockeez .

It’s available live from 7 p.m. EST on Red Bull TV, YouTube and the Red Bull BC One Facebook page.

Audio commentary in English, French, Japanese, Polish, German and Spanish is available on Red Bull TV.

Break dancing will become an official Olympic event at the Paris 2024 Summer Olympics.

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