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World Irish Dancing Championships Sunday "Jig's" John Whitehurst from Carey reclaims title
Posted on Monday, April 02, 2012 at 09:39 AM
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|2012 World Irish Dancing Champion John Whitehurst|
with Beth Monaghan - Carey Academy England
Photo: Susan Gaynor
John Whitehurst reclaimed the World Irish Dancing Championship title he won in 2010 Sunday, to the delight of Jig The Film fans and Irish dance enthusiasts everywhere. The young Irish dancer from Carey Academy in England won hearts and admirers with his story on getting to the 2010 World Irish Dancing Championships. Under the expert tutelage of 8-time World and All-Ireland Irish Dancing Champion John Carey, ADCRG, and with the support and sacrifices of his loving family, Whitehurst is living the dream of every competitive Irish dancer.
|Eye on the prize! |
2012 World Irish Dancing Champion John Whitehurst
with McKenzie Francis Langford Hodgson - Carey Academy
Photo: Susan Gaynor
Enjoy this all-star video of the 2010 North American National Parade of Champions which features Patrick Mello from Harney, World and All-Ireland Champion John Whitehurst, Owen Luebbers from Broesler, Macauley Selwood from The Academy, Nathan Dale from Mullane-Healy-O'Brien (now Mullane-Healy-Godley), World and All-Ireland Champion Drew Lovejoy from McGing, World and All-Ireland Champion Joe Bitter from Carey; Lorcan Balfe from Butler-Fearon-O'Connor Eastern Canada and Peter Ryan from Smith-Houlihan.
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