GOC-ChatRoom (http://www.tnw.de/goc),
Michael Torres and Sabine Kramski

Michael_Sabine: Hi, we are here now. Has anybody any questions?
hagner: Hello Michael and Sabine, congratulation winning the competition.
HohlerRoller: Hallo Michael, Hallo sabine, was denkt Ihr über den Rücktritt von Holger und Charlotte?
Michael_Sabine: Hello Hagner. Thanks a lot.
hagner: Are you satisfied with your dancing? (because I read that Ralf and Olga weren't after the first round Showdance...)
Michael_Sabine: We are very sad about Holger and Charlotte, because we are very close friends.
Michael_Sabine: Yes Hagner we are satisfied, because we are learning how to enjoy our dancing more and more.
HohlerRoller: Wie schätzt Ihr Eure Chancen für die WM ein?
gocchat: Michael, when did you start competing and were you successful immediately?
Michael_Sabine: Nun wir denken, daß dieses Jahr die Engländer das Rennen machen und ganz ehrlich haben sie es auch verdient. Aber danach ist eigentlich alles offen.
Michael_Sabine: My parents forced me actually to dance and in the beginning I wasn´t to happy. But after being inspired by good dancers such
gocchat: Sabine, can you explain what your dance style is like?
Michael_Sabine: as Michael Wentink, who came from the same studio as I did in South Africa then I became a lot more interested in it. I dance for 12 years.
Michael_Sabine: My dance style is very feminin and sensual. And I believe still very much in the man/woman story.
hagner: Was it difficult for you last year the change to live in London?
Michael_Sabine: It was for Sabine in the beginning. But now it is our home there and we are both very happy.
gocchat: Sabine, who are your teachers?
Michael_Sabine: We have a few because everybody has something special to offer. They are mainly Tone, Shirley and Hansi
gocchat: Do you have one word of advice for dancers who want to reach the top?
Michael_Sabine: Follow your dreams and find your own unique ways and practice, practice practice
gocchat: Thank you...What has been your most memorable dancing moment?
gocchat: Do you have one word of advice for dancers who want to reach the top?
Michael_Sabine: Follow your dreams and find your own unique ways and practice, practice practice
gocchat: Thank you...What has been your most memorable dancing moment?
Michael_Sabine: Our German Closed this year. Because we defended our title when it was most likely not to happen. And that was a great feeling.
gocchat: What are your future goals?
Michael_Sabine: our future goals are basically to win as many titles as possible,but most important of all the World champ
gocchat: How do you feel about the media attention that dancesport is beginning to receive?
gocchat: Hallo Bine, denk dran Michelle möchte was mit Dir ausmachen...Gruß ONO
Michael_Sabine: I think that it can only go in a positive direction in order to make it more popular and well known
Michael_Sabine: Hi Ono. Ich habe es nicht vergessen. Ende Sept. melde ich mich. Alles Liebe und arbeite schön weiter.
hagner: Did you dance several competitions with the new tv-mode (one couple on the floor for a single dance)?
hagner: What do you think about this mode now?
Michael_Sabine: Yes we did a couple of those comp´s. And we enjoy it very much because each couple get´s to show their individual style. We hope it will develop even more in the future.
gocchat: What is a typical day like for you?
Michael_Sabine: We get up at 8 o´clock. Have breakfast and then we follow our daily fitness program which keeps us busy until midday. We come home, have lunch and there after we either do privat
gocchat: Thanks
Michael_Sabine: practice or have a private lesson and in the evening we go to Semley Dance Studio (Norbury, England) where we have good dancers around us which we find motivating. Our day ends
hagner: Was und warum war euer schlimmstes Turnier?
Michael_Sabine: 11.00 p.m.
gocchat: Do you have jobs outside of the dance world?
Michael_Sabine: I would say that the GOC 2 years ago was our worst competition ever, because we were not mentally or physically prepared.
Michael_Sabine: We are helping Sabine´s father sometimes in the company which is also our sponsor (Kramski GmbH, Pforzheim).
hagner: What are you doing in the company?
Michael_Sabine: hagner,are you a latin dancer?
hagner: yes, but not very good :-)
Michael_Sabine: First of all good comes with belief in yourself and then hard work.
hagner: Do you give lessons in Pforzheim?
Michael_Sabine: Well, we have to go now. Thank you for your question´s and taking time out to chat with us. If you want to know more about us very soon we will have a homepage, so watch out. Good
Michael_Sabine: luck to all.
Michael_Sabine: Yes we do teach sometimes in Pforzheim
Michael_Sabine: Good bye for now.
hagner: bye!
gocchat: Bye!