Q - Name -
A - Annie-Mae Doherty
Q - Age group -
A - Under 10
Q - School you dance for -
A - Ward-Mallinson School of Irish Dancing
Q - How many yrs have you been dancing -
A - Danced from the age of 4
Q - How many classes do you attend a week -
A - I attend class 4 times a week
Q - How many hours do you practice -
A - During each day, I do one hour practice at home plus a three hour class. At weekend it is up to two hours a day.
Q - What thing, or part of dancing, did you find hardest to master and easiest to master -
A - I find Perfect Turn out is quite hard for me. My smile ??? and long leg extensions are my best asset.
Q - Best and most important titles or placements to you that you have won -
A - I have places too 3 at the Scottish nationals, 7th at the British nationals and 8th and 10th at GBs’ I am
2x oireachtas champion and have won
14 Open championships and 2 top 10 places all Ireland medals
Q - Biggest shock win (i.e. one you were not expecting) -
A - My biggest shock win was winning the north west regional title for the first time. I knew I had prepared well and performed well on the day, but it was still a lovely surprise for me to win!
Q - Favourite Reel -
A - My favourite reel tune is the dean crouch reel it is called “dean crouch Reel the best I can be”. You can find it on YouTube
Q - Favourite Champ other than yourself! -
A - Olivia ni Boalain from Ward-Mallinson school is my inspiration because she has worked very hard to have achieved all she has won and is a beautiful role model to us all in class.
Q- What title, other than Worlds, would you most like to win -
A - I would love ? to be the NANS champ and the gbs champ. In fact I am aiming to win them all lol ?
Q - What’s your favourite Jig-O exercise or stretch -
A - My favourite Jig-O exercise is the turn out one on the pole
x love Annie Mae