There are more skills to Nellie and Dietmar Ehrentraut than just boogie Woogie and Lindy hop. They represent the pinnacle of what dancers should aim for at the regal ages of 64 and 70. The boogie-woogie dancers have performed as a group for over 40 years and have participated in some of the most prestigious dance competitions in the world.
Their steadfastness to dance only seemed to give them greater boldness as they grew older. They are still doing their favorite dance, displaying incredibly complex and dynamic numbers. Watch the video below to hear their boogie-woogie rockabilly jive. Who are Dietmar Ehrentraut and Nelly?
Ehrentraut’s obsession with boogie-woogie or rockabilly dancing is said to have started in 1989 when they started performing a specialized form of the more popular Lindy Hop dance of the 1930s and 1940s. The Ehrentrauts have been enthusiastic dancers for almost 40 years and frequently appear in dance performances across Europe.
The Austrian duo has accomplished great things in the world of dance over the years, including taking first place in the Austrian dance championships and second place in the German championships for their incredible dedication and style while executing energizing and acrobatic acts.