Red Bull BC One Announces B-Boy Line-Up for the World Final in France


Recently, Red Bull BC One announced the line up of 16 of the world’s best b-boys who will go head-to-head at the Red Bull BC One World Final. After 90 cyphers and six qualifying rounds world wide, the final battles will take place on Nov. 29 in Paris to see who will get be the next Red Bull BC One World Champion.

This year, B-boy Victor, a Florida native, was crowned 2014 BC One National Champion in Las Vegas, and he’s on his way to representing the US in Paris. Two-time World Final participant B-Boy Gravity and B-Boy Thesis were selected as the two US Wild Cards to join Victor on the World Final stage.

 

The full roster of Red Bull BC One contenders includes:

Victor (USA)

Gravity (USA)

Thesis (USA)

2006 & 2013 Champion Hong 10 (South Korea)

2008 Champion Wing (South Korea)

Menno (Netherlands)

Luan (Brazil)

2005 & 2009 Champion Lilou (France)

2012 Champion Mounir (France)

Tonio (France)

Cheerito (Russia)

Alcolol (Russia)

Lil G (Venezuela)

Benny (South Africa)

Blond (Australia)

Taisuke (Japan)

French rapper JoeyStarr will MC the night, with one of the world’s top B-Boy DJ’s spinning original beats – Lean Rock. Side acts will include Aktual Force and Wanted Posse, as well as special guest act performances.

The judges for the night include The End (South Korea), Ken Swift (USA), Yaman (France), Yan (Russia), and Luigi (USA), and each b-boy will be judged based on a select criteria of technical and physical skills, choreography and creative interpretation of the music.

The Red Bull BC One France World Final will be streaming live starting at 11:30am PT/2:30pm ET at www.redbullcone.com, and fans can tune in 30 minutes prior for a special pre-show event.

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Christina Kim

Christina is a writer based in Palm Springs, LA, and any place with WiFi. She graduated from UCLA and currently attends USC because she's a traitor and loves being in student debt. She hopes to be the next Carrie Bradshaw with better hair (sorry SJP), and when asked to describe herself in one word, she chooses the word, "indescribable." Don't follow her on Instagram because you'll hate how extra she is and you won't want to be her friend in real life.

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