Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Neve's Dancing Feet Take Her All the Way to National Honours ; Disco Dancer, 10, Wins English Freestyle Title 'Dancing Is Her Life' Says Proud Dad Ian

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Neve's Dancing Feet Take Her All the Way to National Honours ; Disco Dancer, 10, Wins English Freestyle Title 'Dancing Is Her Life' Says Proud Dad Ian

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TALENTED Neve Atkinson is disco-dancing her way to stardom. The 10-year-old, from Swinton, became national champion in her age group at the IDTA National Freestyle Championships at Blackpool Winter Gardens last Saturday.

Neve competed against 88 of the most talented young dancers in the country, after securing her place at the North West qualifier at Wythenshawe Forum in June.

The twinkle-toed youngster now holds the prestigious title of IDTA National Freestyle Disco Champion 2013.

Neve, who attends Swinton Palais Dance Centre, was thrilled to take home the trophy.

She said: "It was amazing to win, I'm really chuffed."

Her proud dad, Ian, 34, said he couldn't believe it when his daughter's name was announced.

He said: "The magnitude of this accolade is amazing. It's such a fantastic achievement for someone Neve's age.

"She's won lots of competitions before but never one like this. I could tell she was so proud of herself too - she was beaming from ear to ear."

Neve has been dancing a range of styles for just over two years, and has since obtained Distinctions in her ballet exams and Honours in her Latin dance exams. …

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