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Hawkins / Newberry

New World Professional Ballroom Champions 2002


Chris Hawkins & Hazel Newberry


Christopher Hawkins and Hazel Newberry have done it: on Sunday, 24th November 2002, they have become the new World Professional Ballroom Champions of 2002! The Championship took place in the famous Empress Ballroom in Blackpool.

By courtesy of Dancesport UK we are very pleased to be able to show some photographs of their fabulous dancing in past and present competitions (all photographs from Dancesport UK photo galleries):


Hawkins / Newberry
(C) P. Sosabowski


Hawkins / Newberry
(C) P. Sosabowski


What a fine young couple they are: well matched, attractive, tasteful, technically very accurate, with a marvellous characterization of the five dances, with swinging actions that must be seen to be believed, gorgeous lines, very professional and witty too! A real joy to watch.


Hawkins / Newberry
(C) P. Suba


Hawkins / Newberry
(C) A. Miller


We have followed the fabulous career of Chris and Hazel ever since they started competing together and are very pleased that they have reached the very top. Very well done! Congratulations!


Hawkins / Newberry
(C) A. Curths


Hawkins / Newberry
(C) T. Kirchgraber


The remaining finalists:

2. Timothy Howson & Joanne Bolton, England

3. Jonathan Wilkins & Katusha Demidova, USA

4. William Pino & Alessandra Bucciarelli, Italy

5. Michele Bonsignori & Monica Baldasseroni, Italy

6. Tony Dokman & Amanda Dokman, Holland


In the best 48 were also: Marco Gusella & Michela Cerea, Switzerland


Hawkins / Newberry
(C) F. LeprÍtre


Hawkins / Newberry
(C) F. LeprÍtre


And the winners are... into first place... and new World Professional Ballroom Champions...:

Christopher Hawkins and Hazel Newberry

the most brilliant exponents of the art of modern ballroom dancing!


Hawkins / Newberry
(C) E. Allen



Hawkins / Newberry
(C) T. Kirchgraber

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