Both the WDC and WDSF require drug testing for major competitions. Most people think this is a easy thing that stops cheaters. What they don’t know is just how complex compliance really is. Here’s why it’s bad for ballroom dancing.
A recent interview with a student preparing an essay on whether ballroom dancing is an art or a sport allowed George and Wendy to better define their own views on this issue.
It’s a shame that a sport which is so much about harmony and togetherness can be so divided by politics. This post is intended to give a better understanding of what’s currently going on between the NDCA and USA Dance.
Everybody is talking about the Stephane Auger and Alex Burrows saga. There’s a lesson in this story for everyone involved in competitive sports.
In its ongoing effort to appeal to the Olympics committee as a sport, the IDSF decided a few years ago to abide by the Olympic Games anti-doping policy. Now it seems that this policy has turned around to bite the IDSF on its own backside.