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Apr 16, 2017

Niels “Storm” Robitzky is a German choreographer and hip-hop dancer, recognised for hip-hop techniques B-Boying, Locking, and Popping in Europe. He won several dance competitions and became World Champion in Breakdance in 1992. 



00:00 Trailer.

02:11 Brian’s thoughts on the episode.

04:32 Brian’s introduction.

05:15 Why Brian got into break dancing.

07:09 What led BBoy Storm into B-boying.

15:35 How B-boying spread across the world from the Bronx.

18:34 An immediate desire to excel at B-boying.

20:27 Continuing with his dream during drop in popularity of B-boying from 1984  

31:16 What B-boying means to BBoy Storm.

35:02 Why  B-boying and hip-hop etc., came from the Bronx.

38:10 The part music played in the development of B-boying and the graffiti.

48:18 Going to the Bronx where he learned the need to stay hungry.

55:40 What happened to him during the period 1992 to 1999.

58:24 What makes a great B-boy.

1:07:07 Why is it called a battle, is it dangerous?

1:12:44 BBoy Storm’s training schedule.

1:21:42 The 2016 battle with Crazy Legs.

1:28:08 No retirement plans; diversification, but don’t call it street dancing.

1:36:56 Working in other dance genres and venues.

1:42:22 Break dancing will be in the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games.

1:45:11 Current state of B-boying now and in the future.

1:51:54 How BBoy Storm feels about fatherhood.

1:57:04 Success secrets.

1:57:54 What he and Crazy Legs teach their students in their university classes.

1:59:07 What keeps BBoy Storm awake at night.

2:03:21 Phone call to the twenty year old BBoy Storm.

2:04:19 Best advice he ever received.

2:08:57 Advice to the young people watching who want to be like BBoy Storm.

2:15:58 Brian’s summing up.