One of the elements of Hip Hop— breakdancing or simply “breaking” — is one step closer to becoming an event at the 2024 Olympics. According to the Washington Post,the International Olympic Committee wants to bring breakdancing to the Paris games in an effort to attract a younger audience.
On Tuesday (March 26), the IOC’s executive board decided at its meeting in Lausanne, Switzerland to recommend the inclusion of breakdancing, skateboarding, sports climbing and surfing. The proposal still requires the approval of the full committee when it convenes in June.
The four sports would then be monitored until the end of 2020 before the board would finalize its decision on the 2024 prospects. Skateboarding, climbing and surfing have already been approved for Tokyo Olympics next summer.