Damianito performs in the final round of the Red Bull 3Style World Finals in Krakow, Poland on Feb. 11, 2018. (Credit: Kin Marcin/Red Bull)
The Red Bull 3Style World Finals VIII came to an end on Sunday night in Kraków, Poland. After five days of battles featuring 24 national champions, it was Italy’s Damianito who took home the world championship trophy.
Damianito, who was selected as a wildcard, defeated five competitors in the final round. Belgium’s DJ Cross placed second while Canada’s Cam B rounded out the top three. Chile’s Diego Zapata, South Africa’s Ryan the DJ, and Japan’s RINA also competed. RINA participated as the other wildcard pick while the other DJs had won their respective qualifying rounds.
Each contestant was given 15 minutes to perform a set consisting of at least three genres. They were judged on originality (40%), skills (25%), song selection (20%), and crowd response (15%).
Watch all six sets below.
DJ Cross, Belgium
Cam B, Canada
Diego Zapata, Chile
Ryan the DJ, South Africa
Cam B (Source: Facebook)
Cam Ballantyne, a.k.a. Cam B will compete in the Red Bull 3Style World Finals VIII between Feb. 7 and 11 in Kraków, Poland. Below are some fast facts about him. (To see more contender profiles, click here.)
Residence: Ontario, Canada
Job outside of DJing: Employee at building supply distributor
Preferred battle setup: Pioneer DJ or Technics turntables, Pioneer DJ DJM-S9 mixer
Winning nationals routine:
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