HISTORY – Photos of the 1958 Hong Kong Cha Cha Championship Winner 14


That’s right, Hong Kong’s 1958 Cha Cha Championship winner was none other than a teenage Bruce Lee…

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Lee studied dancing as assiduously as he did Kung Fu… He kept a notebook in which he had noted 108 different Cha Cha steps…

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A year later, he emigrated to San Francisco with $100 in his pocket. His passage to the US was in the lower decks of a ship, but it didn’t take long for Bruce to be invited up to the First Class to teach the passengers the Cha Cha…

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His first job in America was as a dancing instructor, though – by the time he had moved to Seattle – he had left his Cha Cha days behind…

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  • If Bruce Lee can cha cha, anyone can!

    • Amanda Jones

      What a ridiculous statement!!!! Anyone who knows anything about martial arts knows it’s an ancient form of dance and war!!! Grace and thought are necessary and clearly you have none!!!

      • PeterLeonard Ludwinski Godsown

        Don’t be a know-it-all-dickhead.
        SO the person doesn’t know the origin of something Chinese
        and you ridicule – makes YOU a SOLLY SUCKER!

  • Polito

    If Bruce Lee can cha cha, anyone can!

    • Sasori

      uh, ok… prove it. Clearly you understand little of the man.

    • Amanda Jones

      How can you say that!! Anyone who has any knowledge of martial arts knows it’s a ancient form of dance and war !!!! What a ridiculous statement!!!!

  • Wow, who knew!!?

  • Wow, who knew!!?

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  • Thearum Rin

    Bruce Lee won the champion of Cha Cha Cha’s dancing in Hong Kong, and won the champion of boxing before he went to America.

  • Thearum Rin

    Bruce Lee won the champion of Cha Cha Cha’s dancing in Hong Kong, and won the champion of boxing before he went to America.

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