Fun facts for teachers & students
What dance-sport hybrid started gaining popularity in the late ’70s and made an appearance at two Olympic Games?
a. Ski ballet, which combined figure skating and skiing on the slopes, using ski poles as props
b. Rollerjazz, a combination of jazz and roller skating performed in a rink to disco music
c. Acro-tap, a style of tap dance in which performers could earn extra points by adding acrobatic tricks
d. Equestrian ballet, in which riders performed arabesques and other poses on horseback