Talented Holly does the double in dance contest

Echo: All the right moves - Holly Woodhams won two titles at the World Streetdance Championships All the right moves - Holly Woodhams won two titles at the World Streetdance Championships

GOOD golly Miss Holly...a nimble ten-year-old proved she has all the right moves at the World Streetdance Championships.

Holly Woodhams won two titles at the world championships held at Blackpool’s Winter Gardens ballroom.

The talented youngster learned her super-slick moves at a dance school run by Len Goodman, in Dartford, who is head judge on smash hit TV show Strictly Come Dancing.

Holly said: “I was a little bit nervous I might muck up on the day, but luckily I didn’t. I love streetdancing, it’s just amazing.”

Her sister Stacey, 18, said: “She did so well and we’re really proud of her. It’s great to think Holly’s already a world champion.

“She was one of those kids who was always dancing, right from when she was a baby. She’s been going to Len Goodman’s dance school for two-and-a-half years now and she’s come on so well.

“Holly also got through to the final of the Essex’s Got Talent competition in June, but couldn’t go in the end because we were on holiday. The man who organised it told us it was a shame, as she was favourite to win that too.”

Holly, of Downham Road, Ramsden Heath, is also learning tap, ballet and modern dance at Centre Stage dance school, in Steeple View, Laindon.

She triumphed at the world championships, run by the United Dance Organisation, in the quad category, which means she danced in a team of four, and the doubles, where she danced with a partner.

South Essex streetdance group Diversity, who won this year’s television contest Britain’s Got Talent, performed a special routine in tribute to Michael Jackson, as a treat for the audience during the championships.

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