Rhythm Spotlight XII

The Rhythm Spotlight XII event, presented by the Pro Breaking Tour and sanctioned by UDEF, took place on Saturday, January 31st, 2015 at the HUB-Robeson Center at University Park, Pennsylvania at Penn State. This Pro Breaking Tour Satellite Series Event brought to you by R.A.M. Squad, featured a 2-on-2 breaking battle, awarding a total of $800 as well as an all styles battle. The judges were YNOT, Hannibal, and DOMkey while DJ Fleg kept the battles hype all night accompanied by MC Voltron.

Prize Money Breakdown:

1st place – $400 (2 checks of $200)
2nd place – $200 (2 checks of $100)
Semi Finalists – $100 per crew (2 checks of $50 per crew)

Congrats to Napalm and Are You Randy? for taking the first place win over the Dirty Dozen (Ookie & Don Lov).

Check out the final battle and more from the event below:

 

 

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Culture of 4

The Culture of 4 event, presented by the Pro Breaking Tour and sanctioned by UDEF, took place on Saturday, January 24, 2015 at the MAAC in Chula Vista, CA. This Pro Breaking Tour Satellite Series Event brought to you by Bboy EraNetik, featured a 2-on-2 breaking battle, awarding a total of $800 as well as an all styles battle. The DJs were The Super BBeat Boys – Mane1, Sake, & Son of Jarel. featuring an all vinyl 45 set by Son of Jarel.  The judges for the event were Cros1 (Freestyle Session), Venum (Skill Methodz), and Shyism (The Calamities).  The event also featured a panel discussion about the history of breaking in San Diego.

Prize Money Breakdown:

1st place – $400 (2 checks of $200)
2nd place – $200 (2 checks of $100)
Semi Finalists – $100 per crew (2 checks of $50 per crew)

Congrats to Vlad and Gravity for taking first place over Knuckleheads Cali (Flexum and Rion) and to the semi finalists, Rock so Fresh (Saso & Sumo) and Furious Styles (Mace and WeaponX). The young bucks were definitely making noise!  Also congrats to Pyro of Toronto for taking the All Styles battle.

 

Check out videos from the event below.

Shadow Styles 3

The Shadow Styles 3 event, presented by the Pro Breaking Tour and sanctioned by UDEF, took place on Saturday, January 24, 2015 at the Polearity Studio in beautiful Honolulu, HI. This Pro Breaking Tour Satellite Series Event, hosted by Lino Delgado, featured a 1-on-1 breaking battle, awarding a total of $1,000. DJ Lean Rock, DJ Safire and DJ UNI all kept the battles hype with fresh tracks from the DJ booth.

Prize money breakdown:

1st place – $500
2nd place – $250
3rd place – $125
4th place – $125

Congrats to Kid Karma for taking the win over Josh Skittles, making it his second year in a row to win Shadow Styles. Also congratulations to the runners up, JayD-illa and Hi-Jack.

Check out these videos from the event:
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Shadow Styles 3 Recap from Yak

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Shadow Styles 3 Recap from Render Breakz

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View the entire playlist:

 

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Shorty Brick | Training for UDEF 2015 Pro Breaking Tour | Silverback x TeCK

As everyone knows, there is no off-season in breaking.  To keep a competitive edge, Shorty Brick continues to train hard throughout this cold Chicago winter for the 2015 Pro Breaking Tour.  Check him out as he hits his lab for a bit of bboy cross-training and remember, if you’re not seeing progress, you’re probably not training hard enough. Filmed and edited by Miguel TeCK Arteaga. Music: “Bulldozer” by Dakanto.

Raw Styles 2 Recap | 5 Crew Dynasty Headquarters Anniversary | Silverback Bboy Events x UDEF

Fresh out of the cypher, join in the action and watch a bit of what went down at the Raw Styles 2 battle held at the 5 Crew Dynasty Headquarters Anniversary in the recap below. – (music by DJ BlesOne):

5 Crew Dynasty Headquarters Anniversary

The 5 Crew Dynasty Headquarters Anniversary, presented by Silverback Bboy Events and sanctioned by UDEF, took place on Saturday, January 10, 2015 in Phoenix, Arizona. 5 Crew Dynasty Headquarters Anniversary, a Pro Breaking Tour Satellite Series Event hosted by 5 Crew Dynasty HQ, featured a 3-on-3 breaking battle, awarding a total of $3,000. DJs laying down the tracks for the battles were DJ Bles One (Them Team / D.T.T.T.C!) and Killa Who? (F2D / XFRX / C.R.).

Prize money breakdown:

$2,500 for first place
$500 for second place

Congrats to the winning crew, F2D (Thesis, Dapt, and Rock), as well as the runners-up, MF Kidz/BGSK (Victor, Illson, and Squid).

Check back soon for video from the event.

UDEF Pro Breaking Tour | 2014 Highlights | YAK FILMS

The 2014 Pro Breaking Tour was filled with many memorable moments and we hope to see many more in 2015. Check out these 2014 Tour Highlights by YAK FILMS.
View video at http://vimeo.com/116009389