Two strangers met eight weeks ago with no dancing experience – now they’ve won the top prize at Christchurch’s local Dancing with the Stars.
Jazz Magellan and Viny Berhault took out first place at the Home and Family-run competition at Christ’s College on Saturday night.
Berhault said the dance was “very scary” but was “pumping” after the win.
The two raised about $6000 for Home and Family, which a not-for-profit Christchurch organisation that helps vulnerable children and families.
Twenty amateur dancers competed in the event including our very own Holmwood sales consultant Kim Ric-Hansen. Dancers spent seven weeks training with Dancing with the Stars professionals Vanessa and Scott Cole.
The Coles judged along with former New Zealand cricketer Chris Harris, who was a finalist on the televised TVNZ version earlier this year. The event was MCed by one of Holmwood’s top performing agents, Chris Lewis.
Home and Family fundraising manager Eve Wingerath said each dancer was “outstanding”. All in the event raised $50,000 for Home and Family.
Congratulations to all!
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