Slavik Kryklyvyy
Slavik Kryklyvyy
Slavik Kryklyvyy is a professional ballroom dancer specializing in International Latin. Born and raised in Ukraine, he is currently residing in New York, USA. He and Joanna Leunis were amateur world champions in International Latin. In 2000 the couple took first place in the IDSF World Amateur Championship, the British Open, the ARD Masters Gala, and the IDSF European Latin Championship. After becoming a professional dancer, he won a number of competitions with various partners.
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    FORTIES
  • 2010
    The pair split up in October 2010.
    More Details Hide Details Slavik has been dating Daria Chesnakova who used to dance with Valentin Chmerkovskiy, who has retired to dance on the show Dancing with the Stars. Slavik is rumored to have partnered with Daria. Their very first appearance was at Sunshine State Dance Competition where they have performed together.
  • THIRTIES
  • 2009
    In 2009, Slavik Kryklyvyy partnered with Anna Melnikova (dancer), representing Russia in the international arena.
    More Details Hide Details Slavik and Anna were guest competitors as Show Performers Slavik and Anna were the subject of a feature documentary "Ballroom Dancer". Directed by Christian Holten Bonke & Andreas Koefoed. It premiered all over the world, most recently in Tribaca Film Festival in NY. The plot of the film has been described by the directors as follows: "The former world champion Slavik Kryklyvyy is making his comeback with his younger partner and girlfriend Anna Melnikova - a comeback that turns out to be much more painful than he expected. Slavik (34) is making his final comeback as a professional dancer. When he came on the scene, he was the fastest rising star in the history of ballroom dancing making it to world champion in a little over a year. Unfortunately, Slavik has been unable to maintain long-term partnerships, which has kept him away from the competition floor for a long time. Now, with his new dance partner and girlfriend, Anna, he has his mind set to regain lost ground and once again become the best dancer in the world. However, they are up against Michael & Joanna, the renowned world champions who seem stronger than ever. Slavik also suffers from severe hip pain and soon it becomes a question if Slavik and Anna’s relationship will survive the fight to the top as the pressure grows and former personal conflicts start to reappear."
  • 2006
    He won second place in the 2006 and 2007 World Championships with Elena Khvorova.
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  • 2005
    After becoming a professional dancer, he won a number of competitions with various partners. His longest and therefore most successful partnership was with Karina Smirnoff, whom he split with in 2005 to dance with Elena Khvorova.
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  • 2004
    He was credited in the 2004 film Shall We Dance? as the current Blackpool partner of Paulina (Jennifer Lopez) and as dance instructor.
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  • 2000
    He and Joanna Leunis were amateur world champions in International Latin. In 2000 the couple took first place in the IDSF World Amateur Championship, the British Open (Blackpool), the ARD Masters Gala (Germany), and the IDSF European Latin Championship.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1976
    Born in 1976.
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