Ricky Bentzen is originally from Denmark, and represented his home country throughout his Amateur career. He was undefined Danish Latin Champion and 2-Time World Latin Semi-Finalist. In 2008 he moved to the United States, where he became part of Fred Astaire Dance Studios and began his Professional career as an American Rhythm Competitor with Albina A. Habrle.
Ricky is part of the prestigious Fred Astaire Dance Studios National Dance Board team that actively coaches our Students & Instructors in dance studio locations across our network, oversees Dance Instructor training and certification, judges (Professional, Amateur, Pro/Am) at Regional and National Fred Astaire Dance Studio Dance Competition events, and continuously reviews our proprietary dance curriculum to ensure only the finest, most up-to-date programs for our Students.
- Danish Latin Champion
- 2-Time Youth Latin World Semi-Finalist
- 11-Time undefeated Fred Astaire Professional Open Rhythm Champion
- World Professional Open Rhythm Vice Champion
- 4-Time World Professional Rhythm Finalist
- 3-Time US Professional Open Rhythm Finalist & more!
- 11-Time Fred Astaire National Open Professional Rhythm Champion
- 3-Time US National Open Professional Rhythm Finalist
- 4-Time World Open Professional Rhythm Finalist
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
- American Smooth
- American Rhythm
- International Latin