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The Strictly Pro world record challenge 2018 has been revealed

Find out which dance move the professionals will be repeating in an attempt to set a brand new Guinness World Record

Published: Wednesday, 21st November 2018 at 7:00 pm

Every year, the Strictly Pro Challenge sees the show’s professional dancers repeating a particular dance move to break a new Guinness World Record – but what will the chosen step be this year?


On Wednesday night’s episode of Strictly Come Dancing spin-off It Takes Two, it was revealed that the 2018 challenge is for the dancers to do as many Jive toe-heel swivels as they can in 30 seconds.

Pro dancer Giovanni Pernice launched the 2018 challenge as he has won it for the past two years.

In 2016, Pernice managed to perform 55 jive flicks and kicks in 30 seconds, and in 2017 he broke another world record by completing 24 Charleston swivel steps in half a minute.

This year, judges Karen Bruce, Ian Waite and Guinness Adjudicator Sofia Greenacre will be on hand to select a winner and witness a brand new world record being set.

The winner of the Strictly Pro Challenge 2018 will be revealed in the coming weeks.

May the best pro dancer win!


Strictly Come Dancing - It Takes Two airs on weeknights at 6:30pm on BBC2


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