This All-Girl Punjabi Dance Team is Crushing Their Male Competitors | Broadly
2016-07-26 22:21:50 GMT
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"In one memorable performance, the team danced bhangra to the theme song of Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. They came out with basketballs and dribbled while they danced. This gimmick might have been the 90s baby wet dream for an all men's team, but having an all women's team do it was even more surprising—and exciting."
"SMD is not the first of its kind, other all women's teams have competed before them and had to battle through deep-rooted sexism and outright rejection. Kaur says she saw some of this herself in the early years of her team's existence. "I heard horror stories from some of these [other women's] teams where they'd go to competitions and be the first all girls team a judge had seen. And he'd tell them 'I'm sorry, you just shouldn't be doing this,'" Kaur said."2009 to 2012 were like three years where I felt we were just fighting against this wall. It was the kinda thing that every time we went to a competition and one of the all guys teams would be there and we'd be thinking, 'OK, great, they'll get first and maybe we have a shot at second. We just automatically assumed that.""
Oh, wow! That's an amazing dance!
Knees of STEEL.
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