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Its about time we had a European introduction thread, just fill out the following information about yourself so we can all know each other. There might be an EU meetup in the future so it would be great for us all to keep track of each other.

 

 

Name: Cody Speer

 

Date of Birth: February 4, 1988

 

Country: France

 

Location: Rennes, Bretagne

 

Languages you speak: English, French

 

Styles of dance you practice: Mainly glowstringing, some freehanding.

I also enjoy liquid, popping, locking, conjuring, and waving.

 

How were you introduced to glowsticking: I used to live in California, I saw some people doing it once and I taught myself from there.

 

How did you find GSC: I stumbled upon it one day while looking for glowstick videos

 

Short Bio: Im not a native European, Im currently an exchange student living in France for the year. I am in love with this country, the language, and the people and I never ever want to leave.

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alright, once again...

 

Name: Fanny Hoffmann

 

Date of Birth: August 11, 1988

 

Country: Germany

 

Location: Berlin

 

Languages you speak: German, English, learning French

 

Styles of dance you practice: mainly freehanding

 

How were you introduced to glowsticking: by a friend

 

How did you find GSC: AngeDeLumiere introduced it to me about a year ago

 

Short Bio: I'm a native German, and went on an exchange trip to California where I met AngeDeLumiere, who introduced me to glowsticking

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Name: Jenna

 

Date of Birth:December 18th 1987

Country: France

 

Location: England

 

Languages you speak: English

 

Styles of dance you practice: Poi-ing

 

How were you introduced to glowsticking: My friend got involved and I watched her and thought I want a go

 

How did you find GSC: By accident

 

Short Bio: erm...:-S

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Name: Rachael

 

Date of Birth:September the 9th 1988

 

Country: England

 

Location: England

 

Languages you speak: English

 

Styles of dance you practice: hmmmmm i dont really dance unless swaying and jumping count

 

How were you introduced to glowsticking: i saw people doing poi, i then did poi, got bored of it and moved onto glowstringing as it looks so much nicer and is so much more fun to do

 

How did you find GSC: looking for poi tutorials

 

Short Bio: woop?

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Name: Pau Grau

 

Date of Birth: July 31th 1983

 

Country: Spain

 

Location: Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain.

 

Languages you speak: English, Spanish

 

Styles of dance you practice: Poi-ing

 

How were you introduced to glowsticking: I didn't care much about glowsticking till I visited Austin and had some fun with glowstringing, now I know theres life outside poi.

 

How did you find GSC: I forgot really, I either found it trying to get glowsticks for cheap or trying to learn tricks.

 

Short Bio: Native European, from Spain. I'm easy going and cool to hang with. Always willing to learn and always ready to teach.

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Name: Matt

 

Date of Birth: 8th August 1985

 

Country: UK

 

Location: Arundel (south coast near brighton/portsmouth)

 

Languages you speak: English

 

Styles of dance you practice: started off doing poi then glowstringing, when i started practicing these i couldnt dance to music at all, now ive moved away from stringing and do freehand & im always 2 step bouncing around to my music

 

How were you introduced to glowsticking: online i stumbled across the James Lac poi video & that blew my mind then i discovered home of poi

 

How did you find GSC: after home of poi i started searching for more videos and came across the first few chicago stringing vids (will,amith,wes & others)

 

Short Bio: I was born in the UK, moved to New York with my mums side of the family, did all my school over there +1 year at college then moved back to England a couple years ago & have been living here since then with my dads side of the family. i love being happy, glowsticking & UK Hardcore.

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Name: calum Scott (aka Clum)

 

Date of Birth: 15/04/92

 

Country: UK Scotland the best small country in the world

 

Location: glasgow

 

Languages you speak: English and native Scottish

 

Styles of dance you practice: free hand (suck at it )

 

How were you introduced to glowsticking: in a night club looked cool thought i would try only been doing it for a month

 

How did you find GSC: youtube

 

Short Bio: Born in Scotland And Hopefully die there too

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Name: Andy Luke

 

Date of Birth: 10/07/90

 

Country: Scotland

 

Location: Paisley (aka glasgow)

 

Languages you speak: English

 

Styles of dance you practice: free hand

 

How were you introduced to glowsticking: saw people doing ti at my first massive, fantazia

 

How did you find GSC: youtube

 

Short Bio: mon the gers

no surrender to terrorist scum

and all tht............

 

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:dope

name steve wardle

 

country aberdeen scotland

location aberdeen scotland

 

 

languages english some german and plenty of gibberish

 

style of dance: like to liquid pop lock glide flowing is the centre of life

 

how you were introduced to gsc : found it through searching endlessly for more liquid movements

 

short bio: middle aged raver/hippy loves to party and flow with the mojo

 

a ripple in ur life is hurricane somewhere else

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Name: Martijn

 

Date of Birth: September 25, 1981

 

Country: Netherlands

 

Location: About 20 miles east of Amsterdam

 

Languages you speak: English, Dutch, German, Swedish, French, Danish

 

Styles of dance you practice: eh.. dutch style :P

 

How were you introduced to glowsticking: used to do it on my first trance parties

 

How did you find GSC: On my search for American rave forums

 

Short Bio: DJ & Producer visited America once for a gig - definately won't be the last time :)

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Name: Matt Robinson

 

Date of Birth: July 24th 1985

 

Country: Uk

 

Location: Newcastle-upon-tyne

 

Languages you speak: English

 

Styles of dance you practice: Mainly glowstringing, and poi. also loads of other juggling things

 

How were you introduced to glowsticking: fairly drunk at leeds fest 2003 and picked it up from there.

 

How did you find GSC: looking for poi videos on home of poi and found kealgot rice and was directed this way.

 

Short Bio: not alot really.

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Name: Rahmoune

 

Date of Birth: 25th of november 1990

 

Country: France

 

Location: Alsace, Strasbourg.

 

Languages you speak: English, French

 

Styles of dance you practice: freehanding. liquid pop, popping, locking, conjuring, and waving.

 

How were you introduced to glowsticking: I saw a video on youtube and I loved it <3

 

How did you find GSC: by watching alots of glowsticking videos on youtube.

 

Short Bio: I'll tell you in live XD

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Name: Tarek

 

Date of Birth: 19th of march 1990

 

Country: Germany

 

Location: Wehingen, BW

 

Languages you speak: German and English

 

How were you introduced to glowsticking: I saw a video on youtube and got interested.

 

How did you find GSC: A link at youtube

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Name: Tarek

 

Date of Birth: 19th of march 1990

 

Country: Germany

 

Location: Wehingen, BW

 

Languages you speak: German and English

 

How were you introduced to glowsticking: I saw a video on youtube and got interested.

 

How did you find GSC: A link at youtube

 

HEYYYY welcome to gsc! Feel free to ask questions etc etc etc

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Thought i'd reply since im abit bored atm lol

 

Name: James Miles

 

Date of Birth: 07/12/86

 

Country: England

 

Location: Derby

 

Languages you speak: English and a tiny bit of spainish...

 

Styles of dance you practice: Glowstringing, poi, breakdancing

 

How were you introduced to glowsticking: Saw a video off Ange & Global J stringing on youtube and thought it looked awesome

 

How did you find GSC: youtube

 

Short Bio: Been stringing for about 2 months now and im hooked!! I just enjoy stringing coz it helps me relax and have fun :thumbup:

Just ashame im not aloud to do it in any clubs in my city, i get thrown out because its too dangerous so i just have to wait holidays abroad to string in clubs all night :X

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Name: Lennart

 

Date of Birth:August 28th 1989

 

Country: Denmark

 

Location: Copenhagen

 

Languages you speak: English and Danish

 

Styles of dance you practice: Freehand & Glowsticking

 

How were you introduced to glowsticking: Youtube!

 

How did you find GSC: youtube

 

Short Bio: not so much?..

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Name: Danny van Espelo

 

Date of Birth:april 8 1987 age 21

 

Country: netherlands

 

Location: The Hague, located at the beach

 

Languages you speak: English, german, dutch

 

Styles of dance you practice: Glowstringing and poi, latin, ballroom, breakdance.

 

How were you introduced to glowsticking: Started with poi and found glowstring movies on youtube soon after that

 

How did you find GSC: Looking for sites to buy glowsticks

 

Short Bio: Started poi like 4 months ago, and practiced every day, then i saw glowstringing and bought some crystal poi because glowsticks are very expensive to ship here. the cheapest is $200 shipping costs on $250 on glowsticks.

ive been combining poi and glowstringing and got pretty far but there is always room for improvement

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Name: "J8R"

 

(Male)

 

Date of Birth: Jan./1990

 

Country: England

 

Location: Oxford

 

Languages you speak: English

 

Styles of dance you practice: None... but that will change

 

How were you introduced to glowsticking: youtube.com video info.

 

How did you find GSC: youtube.com video info.

 

Short Bio: I'm from Chicago, but im in Europe for a university, hope to move here one day... I'm new to "Glowsticking", but I always lived to my Rave music...

 

http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=I7lOGt5LTlo

http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=oYwn5zrLyxc&...feature=related (the original is my favorite)

http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=cAutT3aoXcA

 

^ some good songs

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Name: Pierre

 

(Male)

 

Date of Birth: June 1988

 

Country: France

 

Location: Paris

 

Languages you speak: English, French, German

 

Styles of dance you practice: Learning

 

How were you introduced to glowsticking: rave videos

 

How did you find GSC: youtube.com

 

Short Bio: I'm here to learn about dancing and glowsticking, and why not to meet some people from here...

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Name: Tijn Cox

 

Date of Birth: 27-10-1990

 

Country: The Netherlands

 

Location: Swalmen, Limburg

 

Languages you speak: English, Dutch, German and a wee bit of French

 

Styles of dance you practice: Mainly glowstringing, a bit of shuffling and jumping around like an idiot (no, not jumpstyle)

 

How were you introduced to glowsticking: I saw some vids of it on youtube and I wanted to try it.

 

How did you find GSC: youtube

 

Short Bio: Native Dutch, doing my final year of college and want to do a sports education after this (to become a sports teacher or something in that direction).

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I'll have a go too:

 

Name: Hannes

 

Date of Birth: 12-09-1992

 

Country: Belgium

 

Location: Antwerp

 

Languages you speak: English, Dutch, French, a little German

 

Styles of dance you practice: Glowstringing and Shuffling, but I'm not good at any of those two, I just enjoy myself.

 

How were you introduced to glowsticking: Youtube

 

How did you find GSC: Youtube

 

Short Bio: I'm born in Belgium, I did ropeskipping for a couple of years but because of an accident I couldn't do practice it anymore so I tried glowstringing =D.

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Name: Greg

 

Date of Birth: october 6 ,1993

 

Country: Ireland

 

Location: Cork

 

Languages you speak: English

 

Styles of dance you practice: Glowstringing

 

How were you introduced to glowsticking: a friends rave xD

How did you find GSC: looking up some youtube vidoes on how to glowstring

 

Short Bio: i love music and play a few instruments thats it i suppose

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Welcome Randomgreg,

I'm always happy to see a fellow European join. I hope you stick around and have fun, if you have any questions, be sure to ask them.

Cheers

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