My name is Vladyslav Babenko. I was born and raised in Ukraine.At the age of four, I started dancing Ukraine folk dance and ballet. When I was seven, I discovered ballroom dance. At 12, I became a bronze champion in the Junior division during the Ukrainian Nation Championship. I continued winning competitions in Ukraine and through out Europe. At age 15, I moved to Hungry and became Hungarian National Champion. I was in the top 12 in the World Blackpool Dance Festival. I moved back to Ukraine with a new partner and continued winning awards. In 2016, I move to the United States and started working for Fred Astaire Dance Studio in Mequon. With Fred Astaire, I have won multiple regional competitions and placed 3rd at Fred Astaire World Championship in Las Vegas.