Breakdancing Is Making Its Move Into The 2024 Olympics
Ever since I was a kid, I always wished I had the moves to breakdance, but my dance moves look more like throwing a lawnmower down some stairs.
Well, it looks like breakdancing might finally get the recognition I think it deserves. The IOC voted yesterday in favor of a proposal to bring breakdancing to the 2024 Summer games in Paris.
Paris 2024 President Tony Estanguet said in a statement, "I am delighted with the IOC Session's vote in favour of our proposal to include breaking, sport climbing, skateboarding and surfing on the Paris 2024 Olympic Games programme."
"Our aim from the outset has been to highlight what has been the strength of the Games for 32 Olympiads now -- the diversity of the sports and the excitement that comes with performance -- while also taking the opportunity afforded by the IOC to enhance the programme and offer a new dimension."
Breakdancing will need some more vetting before it makes officially into the games, with the final vote coming up in December 2020.
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