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Unsourced b-boy movesEdit

Can anyone provide a reliable source for any of this? I have removed this section twice because these claims are all unreferenced:


New York City Breakers are credited with making up several popular moves that are still done today:

  • Glide Master: the fist glide at all angles, side legs extended
  • Action: back flip to swipe, coin drops
  • Lil Alex: Air Float or UFO, continuous Air-tracks, swipe to flare
  • Flip Roc: front flip combinations (running front flip)
  • B-Boy London: superman windmill, hopping windmill, liberty windmill.
  • LiL Lep: front head slide, one leg swipes, drill head spin
  • Powerful Pexster: Power move and (Powercombo's) Suicide, the Float and Flare, headmills, air twist, (knee chair spins, a/k/a diamonds), perfected Original back spin from the 70's that represents New York City Breakers logo
  • Icy Ice: Halo's, Ninja, head glide, baby windmills, air footwork, and other Air Moves
  • Kid Freeze: continuous head spin, air moves, Hollow back
  • Fast Break: spontaneous combinations


I already know of two other articles with statements that dispute some of what's stated here. There's the article on Kurt Thomas who was an Olympic gymnast and is believed to have invented the flare. Then there's the article on hip-hop dance which states that Crazy Legs invented the windmill (continuous backspin) source.This article on the New York Times says that Frosty Freeze invented the suicide. Furthermore, this website has a list of b-boy moves with other people's names as the inventors. I only saw a couple instances when the same person was listed but it still wasn't a good source because that person was specified as being apart of a different crew. For example, the website says that Kid Freeze invented the continuous head spin just like above but it also says that he was a member of the Dynamic Rockers not the New York City Breakers. Same instance with Icy Ice and the head glide. It says he was in Dynamic Rockers. I can't find any sources to back up what's stated above. Information on Wikipedia is suppose to be verifiable. This is one of Wikipedia's core policies. If anyone knows of a good reference for this, feel free to add it back. //Gbern3 (talk) 13:44, 17 October 2010 (UTC)

The edit that was made has nothing to do with moves of nothing just facts Rockingbeats (talk) 07:03, 19 August 2017 (UTC)

Fast Break???Edit

Fast Break was never a member of The New York City Breakers. He was a member of The Magnificent Force who,like NYCB, were also in the movie, Beat Street. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 184.77.150.28 (talk) 09:50, 23 December 2010 (UTC)

Yes he was magnificent force in the 90 he danced withith NYC breakers at many shows Rockingbeats (talk) 07:04, 19 August 2017 (UTC)