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Bboy Vero

Bboy Vero

Bboy Vero is from Seoul, South Korea. He won the SNIPES Battle of the Year World Final 2021 with his crew. He is a member of Jinjo Crew.

Bboy Vero Profile

Stage Name: Vero
Birth Name: Jang Ji-Kwang (장지광)
Occupation: B-Boy
Birthday: December 28th, 1986
Active Years: 2002 –present
Age 37 (in Jul 2024)
Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
Height: 174 cm (5’7’’)
Weight: 60 kg
Nationality: Korean
Blood Type: n/a

Bboy Vero Biography, Life Story, Breaking Journey, and Facts:

Bboy Vero was born in Seoul, South Korea, and is currently based in Bucheon, South Korea. Known by the nickname “Vero,” which translates to “Monster,” he is also referred to as “Vero: The Ninja.” His journey into breaking began unexpectedly when he visited a youth training center with a friend and discovered the art form. Intrigued by the world of breaking, Vero delved into it at the age of 13 after reading a comic book titled “The Hip Hop.”

Prior to his dance pursuits, Vero worked as an animation maker. In breaking, he gravitates towards power moves, particularly those that exude a sense of centrifugal force. When it comes to B-Boy music, Vero finds inspiration in tracks like Gold Rush and Organ Donor, which enhance his performances. Within the breaking community, he holds the esteemed title of assault captain within the Jinjo crew, due to his leadership and skill.

Bboy Vero also practiced taekwondo, showcasing his discipline and dedication from an early age. However, his dance journey has not been without its challenges, as he has sustained multiple injuries around his wrists, thighs, and spine. He spends nine hours a day honing his craft through practice.

Bboy Vero holds deep respect for B-Boy Skim, recognizing his contributions and influence in the breaking scene. When it comes to personal care, he uses cucumber soap and blue chip soap. Outside of breaking, Vero enjoys indulging in hobbies such as playing PSP games or engaging in artistic endeavors like scribbling. When it comes to shopping, Vero often frequents Dongdaemun in Seoul, a popular destination known for its fashion and merchandise. His skills on the dance floor have garnered attention and acclaim, with his notable moves including the hat trick, ufo, turtle, and side chair spin, captivating audiences with his versatility and creativity.

Vero consciously steers clear of alcohol and cigarettes, prioritizing his physical well-being and longevity in the breaking scene. Currently, he is focused on preparations for the Paris Olympics in 2024, ranking at 98th on the Olympic qualifier list with 330 points.

Titles & Achievements :

YEARTITLE
2010Korea R16 Finals (Korea)
Korea Cyon Bboy Championships (Korea)
Battle of the Year Finals (France)
Taiwan City War Team Korea (Taiwan)
Korea Legend of B-Boy (Korea)
China Happy Valley (China)
Korea Kerberos Battle Breakin Session
2011Spain Break on Stage
France Battle Op Session
20152nd place R16 World Final (Korea)
2020UBF 2v2 (Korea)
Battle Sixty One 2v2 (France)
Groove E-Session Crew Edition
2021SNIPES Battle of the Year World Final crew vs crew (France)

Social Media Handles

Instagram: jinjovero

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