Ache Dancer

Season 3 3:03

A sexy female break-dancing crew is challenged to a dance jam when one of the rivals suffers S.A.D.S

[dance music plays]IN THE LATE '70s,

A HIP-HOP DANCE FORMCALLED "BREAKING,"

OR B-BOYING, WAS BORNON THE STREETS OF NEW YORK CITY.

IT HAS SPREAD FROMHARDCORE URBAN CENTERS

TO THE WHITE SUBURBS.

SAY HELLO TO SOPHIELIEBOWITZ,

OR, AS SHE PREFERS,SISTER SHMEAR.

SHE AND HER POSSE,THE MASSAPEQUA B-GIRLS,

WERE GETTING TO DO BATTLEWITH RIVAL BREAK DANCERS

THE LEVITTOWNLADY BREAKERS.

- THEY'RE GONNA HEAROUR BOOMING SOUND SYSTEM,

AND THEY'RE GONNA BE,LIKE, AAHHHH!

narrator:SISTER SHMEAR'S CLAIM TO FAME--

HER RIDE HAD THE LOUDESTSOUND SYSTEM

IN ALL OF LONG ISLAND.

[all shouting indistinctly]

- WE'RE GONNA TAKE ITTO THESE BITCHES.

- B-GIRLS HAVE A VERY STRONG,CONFIDENT,

ALMOST LIKE A WARRIOR QUALITYTO THEM.

THE NATURE OF THIS DANCEIS AGGRESSIVE.

- US AGAINST YOU.

- PUH-LEASE!

narrator:IT WAS TIME TO BREAK IT DOWN.

[dance music, cheering]

narrator: WHAT FOLLOWED WASTHE DOPEST DANCE-OFF

A BUNCH OF WHITE CHICKSIN SPANDEX COULD SERVE UP.

- YOU CALL THAT B-GIRLING?[laughs]

narrator: FINALLY,IT WAS TIME FOR SISTER SHMEAR

TO STOP TALKING SMACKAND BUST HER MOVES.

- WE GONNA SHOW 'EMWHAT'S UP.

THIS IS ABOUT TO BE IT.

[dance music, cheers]

narrator:THE 4,000-WATT SOUND SYSTEM

WAS MAXED OUT AND BOOMING.

SISTER SHMEAR WASTHROWING IT DOWN...

UNTIL SHE WENT DOWNAND STAYED THERE.

- DO SOMETHING.WHAT'S UP WITH YOUR GIRL?

narrator:SHE WAS DEAD. BUT WHY?

- I DON'T THINKSHE'S BREATHING.

narrator: SHE DIEDFROM SOMETHING CALLED S.A.D.S.,

SUDDEN ARRHYTHMICDEATH SYNDROME.

FATAL CARDIAC ARREST FROMEXTREMELY LOUD SOUND VIBRATIONS.

- THE INTENSE SOUND WAVESCOMING FROM THE LOUDSPEAKERS

COMBINED WITH HER HEAVYPHYSICAL ACTIVITY

CAUSED INCREASED STRESSON HER HEART,

CAUSING IT TO FIBRILLATE.

THE HEART WOULD BEUNABLE TO PUMP BLOOD

THROUGHOUT THE RESTOF HER BODY.

SHE WOULD HAVE DIED INSTANTLYFROM S.A.D.S.

- YOU AIN'T FRESH.

narrator: SISTER SHMEAR TRIEDTO TALK THE TALK,

BUT IN THE END,IT WAS THE BEAT...

- DO SOMETHING.WHAT'S UP WITH YOUR GIRL?

narrator:THAT BEAT HER.

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