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A Little Story of Mine.. (karma: 1)
By fayeex
On Mon Jan 03, 2011 03:24 PM
Edited by Chaconne (182529) on 2011-01-09 18:21:45 Edited the piece for conventional capitalization. DDN requires the use of conventional English rules (or another language's rules.) Your posting was very hard to read.
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From the age of 2-15 I danced tap, modern, ballet, national, character, acrobatics and lots more!

I loved tap and modern and always done great in them.
In 2004 when I was 9 years old I went to the British Championships to compete in modern tap and ballet. By the end of the weekend I went home with the semi final in ballet, 5th place in modern and the over all junior British tap champion!!

When I turned 10 I was old enough to enter a modern scholarship for the first time and the places were 1st:£200 2nd:£100 and most promising: a big trophy. Everyone else went home with nothing. I was so happy to come home with most promising and was looking forward to going back the year after :)

Next year when I was 11 I was old enough to enter the tap scholarship and decided not to do the modern one as I had really gone off it. Dancing against so many people ages 11 - 16 my first ever time I came first winning £200 and a chance to dance against all the other winners all over the world for even more money !!

As well as the £200, I got another £100 to go towards accomodation and travel to Blackpool for the final, at the final only 1st place got money then there was a runner up who got a trophy and after dancing in front of seven judges I managed to come a fab runner up :)

So pleased with myself I still have a passion for tap even after leaving last year :\

Hope you like my story; thanks for reading

Faye x

2 Replies to A Little Story of Mine..

re: a little story of mine..
By carlastar96xx
On Tue Jan 04, 2011 08:38 AM
Hi faye :)
What a great inspiration you are to the world of dance :) and still at a young age.What great goals you have reached.I loved reading this and it made we wish that i had got my daughter to start dancing sooner. :( .Hope you keep dancing for a long time to come,and maybe 1 day my daughter and i might meet you at a comp.
Happy Dancing Faye and best wishes :)
Karen and Carla xx
re: a little story of mine..
By freestyle_mam
On Sun Jan 09, 2011 02:55 PM
great story!
sounds like youv done fab :)
jo xxxx


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