Dance crew from Peterborough Regional College battle their way to the finals

The Contenders EMN-150520-144841001
The Contenders EMN-150520-144841001
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Local street dance crew The Contenders scooped the silver medal at the European Street-Dance Championships in Germany earlier this month.

Selected originally through an audition process at Peterborough Regional College, The Contenders competed in the regional heats last year coming first in their category, qualifying for the 2015 European Championships.

The group travelled to Germany this month for the UDO European Street-Dance Championships, making it down to the final seven to perform in the finals. They won second place out of 16 crews in the over-18 intermediate category, qualifying for the World Championships in August. This will be their second time at the big final having come fourth in Glasgow last year.