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Vibeke Toft

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Born: December 18
Hometown: Aarhus, Denmark
Current location: New York, NY
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Vibeke Toft (originally from Aarhus, Denmark) is a former Professional International Latin Dancer and is currently the head of the World Dance Council Education Department as well as a professional DanceSport instructor and lecturer.


As a competitor, Vibeke was extremely successful throughout her entire career. Representing Denmark with her partner Allan Tornsberg, they won the 1991 and 1992 European Amateur Latin Championships as well as The World Amateur Latin Championship in 1992.

Together, they won all major titles from 1991-1993 including the 1991 German Open Amateur Latin Championship, the 1991 and 1992 European Amateur Latin Championship, the 1992 World Amateur Latin Championship, the 1993 United Kingdom Open Amateur Latin Championship, the 1993 International Amateur Latin Championship, and the British Open Rising Star Professional Latin Championship.

In May 1993, Allan and Vibeke danced their first competition together as a Professional couple and won the gold medal at the British Open Rising Star Professional Latin Championship.

After six months of professionally dancing together, Allan and Vibeke made the grand final at the German Open Professional Latin Championship. In 1994, they made their first Professional Latin World Championship final in Tokyo.

Vibeke Toft and Allan Tornsberg remained grand finalists in all major championships from 1993-1996. Some of their finest placings include being the silver medalists at the 1995 European Professional Latin Championship in Germany as well as the gold medalists at the 1995 French Open Professional Latin Championship.

In 1996, Vibeke Toft teamed up with Paul Killick.

In their first Professional competition, Paul and Vibeke were placed 4th in the British Open Professional Latin in Blackpool, England.

Vibeke and Allan Tornsbeg took the competitive floor one more time in 2002 with their final performance at the European Championship in St. Petersburg, Russia, taking fourth place.

As a professional DanceSport instructor, Vibeke Toft helps her student competitors get on the road to becoming champions all throughout the world. Currently, Vibeke trains DanceSport competitors in New York City.

Currently each year, Vibeke Toft along with Allan Tornsberg, Katharina Giannico, and Giampiero Giannico organize one of the most renown competitions held in the USA. The Empire Dance Championship held in New York City is a major event for the DanceSport industry to which competitors from all over the world have the chance to come and compete for the title of Empire Champion.


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