Break it down: Dancers begin charting path to Paris Olympics


              B-Boy Alvin competes in the B-boy Red Bull BC One World Final at Hammerstein Ballroom on Saturday, Nov. 12, 2022, in Manhattan, New York. The International Olympic Committee announced two years ago that breaking would become an official Olympic sport, a development that divided the breaking community between those excited for the larger platform and those concerned about the art form’s purity.  (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)
            
              People cheer during the Red Bull BC One World Final at Hammerstein Ballroom on Saturday, Nov. 12, 2022, in Manhattan, New York. The International Olympic Committee announced two years ago that breaking would become an official Olympic sport, a development that divided the breaking community between those excited for the larger platform and those concerned about the art form’s purity.  (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)
            
              B-Boy Lee, from the Netherlands, competes in the B-boy Red Bull BC One World Final at Hammerstein Ballroom on Saturday, Nov. 12, 2022, in Manhattan, New York. The International Olympic Committee announced two years ago that breaking would become an official Olympic sport, a development that divided the breaking community between those excited for the larger platform and those concerned about the art form’s purity.  (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)
            
              Victor Montalvo, also known as B-Boy Victor, from United States competes in the B-boy Red Bull BC One World Final at Hammerstein Ballroom on Saturday, Nov. 12, 2022, in Manhattan, New York. The International Olympic Committee announced two years ago that breaking would become an official Olympic sport, a development that divided the breaking community between those excited for the larger platform and those concerned about the art form’s purity.  (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)
            
              India Sardjoe, also known as B-Girl India, from the Netherlands, competes in the B-girl Red Bull BC One World Final at Hammerstein Ballroom on Saturday, Nov. 12, 2022, in Manhattan, New York. The International Olympic Committee announced two years ago that breaking would become an official Olympic sport, a development that divided the breaking community between those excited for the larger platform and those concerned about the art form’s purity.  (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)
            
              India Sardjoe, also known as B-Girl India, from the Netherlands, wins the championship in the B-girl Red Bull BC One World Final at Hammerstein Ballroom on Saturday, Nov. 12, 2022, in Manhattan, New York. The International Olympic Committee announced two years ago that breaking would become an official Olympic sport, a development that divided the breaking community between those excited for the larger platform and those concerned about the art form’s purity.  (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)
            
              Sunny Choi, also known as B-Girl Sunny, from United States, right, competes against Logistx from the United States, left, in the B-girl Red Bull BC One World Final at Hammerstein Ballroom on Saturday, Nov. 12, 2022, in Manhattan, New York. The International Olympic Committee announced two years ago that breaking would become an official Olympic sport, a development that divided the breaking community between those excited for the larger platform and those concerned about the art form’s purity.  (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)
            
              Sunny Choi, B-Girl Sunny, poses for a portrait during the media day for Red Bull BC One World Finals, Friday, Nov. 11, 2022, in New York. The International Olympic Committee announced two years ago that breaking would become an official Olympic sport, a development that divided the breaking community between those excited for the larger platform and those concerned about the art form’s purity.  (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
            
              Sunny Choi, also known as B-Girl Sunny, from United States, competes in the B-girl Red Bull BC One World Final at Hammerstein Ballroom on Saturday, Nov. 12, 2022, in Manhattan, New York. The International Olympic Committee announced two years ago that breaking would become an official Olympic sport, a development that divided the breaking community between those excited for the larger platform and those concerned about the art form’s purity.  (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)
            
              Yuki Minatozaki, also known as B-Boy Yu-Ki, of Japan, poses for a portrait during the media day for Red Bull BC One World Finals, Friday, Nov. 11, 2022, in New York. The International Olympic Committee announced two years ago that breaking would become an official Olympic sport, a development that divided the breaking community between those excited for the larger platform and those concerned about the art form’s purity.  (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
            
              People cheer as Yuki Minatozaki, also known as B-Boy Yu-Ki, salutes during the B-boy Red Bull BC One World Final at Hammerstein Ballroom on Saturday, Nov. 12, 2022, in Manhattan, New York. The International Olympic Committee announced two years ago that breaking would become an official Olympic sport, a development that divided the breaking community between those excited for the larger platform and those concerned about the art form’s purity.  (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)
            
              Yuki Minatozaki, also known as B-boy Yu-Ki, right, competes against Victor Montalvo, left, in the B-boy Red Bull BC One World Final at Hammerstein Ballroom on Saturday, Nov. 12, 2022, in Manhattan, New York. The International Olympic Committee announced two years ago that breaking would become an official Olympic sport, a development that divided the breaking community between those excited for the larger platform and those concerned about the art form’s purity.   (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)
            
              Logan Edra, also known as B-Girl Logistx, poses for a portrait during the media day for Red Bull BC One World Finals, Friday, Nov. 11, 2022, in New York. The International Olympic Committee announced two years ago that breaking would become an official Olympic sport, a development that divided the breaking community between those excited for the larger platform and those concerned about the art form’s purity.  (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
            
              Logan Edra, also known as B-Girl Logistx, from United States competes against India from Netherlands in the B-girl Red Bull BC One World Final at Hammerstein Ballroom on Saturday, Nov. 12, 2022, in Manhattan, New York. The International Olympic Committee announced two years ago that breaking would become an official Olympic sport, a development that divided the breaking community between those excited for the larger platform and those concerned about the art form’s purity.  (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)
            
              Logan Edra, also known as B-Girl Logistx, from United States competes in the B-girl Red Bull BC One World Final at Hammerstein Ballroom on Saturday, Nov. 12, 2022, in Manhattan, New York.  The International Olympic Committee announced two years ago that breaking would become an official Olympic sport, a development that divided the breaking community between those excited for the larger platform and those concerned about the art form’s purity.  (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)
            
              People cheer during the Red Bull BC One World Final at Hammerstein Ballroom on Saturday, Nov. 12, 2022, in Manhattan, New York. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)
            
              Victor Montalvo, also known as B-Boy Victor, poses for a portrait during the media day for Red Bull BC One World Finals, Friday, Nov. 11, 2022, in New York.  The International Olympic Committee announced two years ago that breaking would become an official Olympic sport, a development that divided the breaking community between those excited for the larger platform and those concerned about the art form’s purity.  (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
            
              Victor Montalvo, also known as B-Boy Victor, from United States, right, wins the championship in the B-boy Red Bull BC One World Final at Hammerstein Ballroom on Saturday, Nov. 12, 2022, in Manhattan, New York. The International Olympic Committee announced two years ago that breaking would become an official Olympic sport, a development that divided the breaking community between those excited for the larger platform and those concerned about the art form’s purity.  (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)
            
              B-Boy Lee, from the Netherlands, right, competes in the B-boy Red Bull BC One World Final at Hammerstein Ballroom on Saturday, Nov. 12, 2022, in Manhattan, New York. The International Olympic Committee announced two years ago that breaking would become an official Olympic sport, a development that divided the breaking community between those excited for the larger platform and those concerned about the art form’s purity.  (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)
            
              Victor Montalvo, also known as B-Boy Victor, of the United States, competes in the B-boy Red Bull BC One World Final at Hammerstein Ballroom on Saturday, Nov. 12, 2022, in Manhattan, New York. The International Olympic Committee announced two years ago that breaking would become an official Olympic sport, a development that divided the breaking community between those excited for the larger platform and those concerned about the art form’s purity.   (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)