John Lindo defied expectations when he stepped onto the stage with partner Deborah Szekely for a West Coast Swing Competition in the ’90s. Despite his weight, Lindo and Szekely went on to win the Jack and Jill competition, earning Lindo the recognition he deserved.
Lindo is a skilled dancer, with over two decades of experience in country-western and West Coast Swing dancing. West Coast Swing, a dance that involves two partners dancing in harmony, originated on the West Coast of the US in the 1960s.
Lindo has won championships in both Strictly Swing and Jack and Jill competitions, as well as the Grand Nationals, U.S. Open, and Phoenix Champion of Champions finals. Lindo is not just a performer, he also teaches dance courses, judges competitions, and helps other dancers choreograph their routines.
His popularity has spread worldwide, with one of his videos amassing over six million views and another over nine million views. Don’t miss the chance to watch Lindo’s impressive moves by checking out the full video at the end of this article.