Anna Kovalova was only 18 years old when she first captured the hearts of dancesport. She ranked very high with her former partner Roman Kutskyy. 3 times Ohio Star Ball, 2nd place for 5 times in the U.S nationals. Later dancing with Justinas Duknauskas they placed 7th in the world!
Now lets focus on present day Anna. She has set her sites on Japan. She received an offer to dance with Shinsuke Kanetmitsu the former all Japan champion from Espen Salberg. The original agreement consisted of only performing show dances. They grew in popularity from the Youtube series created by Dance Today called "Ballroom Geisha" [www.youtube.com/watch?v=jvDBHwJdZJk&t=2s ]. The series followed the pair as they trained for their first show together and caught all the ups & downs. The second season follows them as they debut in the prestigious Blackpool competitors Commission as part of the Blackpool Dance Festival.
On November 3rd 2018 Anna became for the first time, champion of All Japan! Shinsuke and Anna put on a strong performance though every round of qualifying which there were 6 !!! Then into the Quarter , Semi and lastly an exhausting final. You couldn't tell but Anna mentioned to us that "I couldn't see straight and our bodies felt like they will just collapse."
The show requests have been pouring in since they won. Now they are off to Italy.
"Notte Delle Stelle" is a beautiful dinner & fashion showcase. Espen Salberg will be hosting a runway show of his new couture collection & Anna will be a model. Congratulations to these two amazing dancers !
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