“Vicious Victor” Montalvo beat 15 other local dancers and will go on to compete against the best B-Boys in the U.S. during the Red Bull BC One National Qualifier held Aug. 17 in Houston, Texas.
The Red Bull BC One Cypher Orlando is one of 50 local qualification events that are being hosted in the U.S. and around the globe. Sixteen B-Boys are paired into eight, one-on-one battles and are then judged by three B-Boy veterans. From those eight battles, the winners go on to face each other in four new battles, and so forth, until it comes down to two finalists.
The dancer who earns the national championship title in Houston will step onto the world stage to compete against the best of the best at the Red Bull BC One World Finals, hosted in South Korea.
Check out some photos from the Orlando competition: