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Super Cr3w
Season Season Two
Region West Coast
City Las Vegas
State Nevada
Place 1st
Members Angelito Casal
Jon Cruz
Abenamar Honrubia
Ronnie Abaldonando


Super CR3W (pronounced "Super Crew") is an male & female assemblage of hip-hop dancers originating from Las Vegas, Nevada. The group won the second season Americas Best Dance Crew in the finals. Contrary to popular belief, Super CR3W was formed long before their appearance on Americas's Best Dance Crew, specifically in 2000. They wanted to bring the dance style, "Breakdancing/B-Boying" to the world.

MembersEdit

Members on the ShowEdit

  • Angelito "Vex" Casal

Members not on the show

  • Jon "Do-Knock" Cruz (who appeared on Star Search)
  • Abenamar "Ben" Honrubia

Contrary to popular belief, Super Cr3w is made up of many more then the 6 people on Americas's Best Dance Crew. Super Cr3w comprises of three crews: Battle Monkeys, Full Force, and Knucklehead Zoo. In Battle Monkeys there are:

  • Ressell "IQ" Kitani
  • Julius "Primate" Best
  • Furman "Phenom" Newby
  • David "Boost" Yu
  • Chris "Rocsik" Enriquez
  • Jeremy "J-remy" Tan
  • Andrew "Drew Nasty" Vu
  • Akela "Kelroc
  • Jalen "Jstyles" Testerman. Jstyles is the newest and one of the youngest crew members.

In Full Force there is:

  • Wesley "Weskravin" Gatbonton
  • Rock Gallego
  • Daniel "Dani" Liechty
  • Chris "Christyles" Gatudla
  • Christian "Sancho" Gramatter

In Knucklehead Zoo there are:

  • Steve Corral
  • Justin "Yust" Benuaventura
  • Leonard Ho.

Knucklehead Zoo is currently auditioning for Americas Best Dance Crew Season 5. Unfortunately, they did not make the regionals.

America’s Best Dance Crew Season 2Edit

Super Cr3w became Americas’s Best Dance Cr3w season 2 champions on the August 21 finale.

Week 0: Live Audition’s SpecialEdit

Aired on June 7, 2008

Super Cr3w was introduced to audiences through a series of questions by judges JC Chasez, Shane Sparks and Lil Mama. JC Chasez asked to hear more about the "very accomplished B-boys" in the crew, to which Do-Knock replied about having "some nasty cats" on his squad, stating members' individual accomplishments such as Ronnie's 2007 Red Bull BC One championship, Murda and Ben's two-time Battle of the Year wins, and his own Star Search three-time win. Shane aske since that they are primarly breakers how are they going to deal with the different styles of dance the show is going to throw at them, with Mike responding that they are primarly b-boy and are aware of the different challenges even though their not completely new to the "choroegraphy game" and were looking forward to it, and also repsonding with "because if you can tell any dancer to pick up the b-boy style that we do, in one week, they couldn't do it". Lil Mama asked Ben how he is going to pass on the Battle Of The Year 10 years from now, with him telling her that it his son "Lil B". Super Cr3w wowed the judges with their b-boy preformence. JC stated that they opened up a door and let everybody see what their culture is about, with Shane saying that opened up a door and think that this is the only show that they can do what they do. Link to Casting Special here.

Week 1: Crew's Choice ChallengeEdit

  • Aired on June 19, 2008

Each crew performed to songs of their own choosing. Super CR3W selected the song "Get Up Offa That Thing" by James Brown and performed in Ninja costumes. Link to Episode One here

Accordingly, their dance moves were Ninja-influenced. Super CR3W was in the bottom 5, but after their performance to "Get Up Offa That Thing", Super CR3W's fanbase quickly grew and Super CR3W became one of the top contenders. Taboo from the Black Eyed Peas was seen during this episode holding up the Super CR3W hand sign right after their performance. Lil Mama commented that they turned it up. JC stated that just by their look that they were wildey entertaining from beginning to end. Shane said(that he might get in trouble for saying this) that they sh*** on everyone.

Week 2: Video Star ChallengeEdit

  • Aired on June 26, 2008

Each crew was given a different video with a dance sequence in it, which they had to perform while keeping their own style as a crew. Link to Episode Two here.

Super CR3W was given the music video for "Run It!" by Chris Brown. They used the element of krumping from the video and mixed it in with B-boy moves such as the deuce deuce. JC Chasez said afterward that he saw more tricks than dancing and would like to see actual dance moves incorporated into their next performance, to which Shane Sparks countered to by saying break dancing and tricks is dancing.

Week 3: Rock The Title ChallengeEdit

  • Aired on July 3, 2008

Each crew was given a song whose title was used as inspiration for their dance. Link to Episode Three here.

Super CR3W received the song "We Fly High" by Jim Jones. As part of the challenge, they dressed in Clark uniforms and performed "flying" moves such as Ben's air flare, Do-Knock being thrown 2 stories up into the air, and the crew's airplane transformation. The judges, especially Shane Sparks, were ecstatic with Super CR3W's performance, complimenting the crew's ability to complete the challenge they were given. Chris Gatdula, member of The Jabbawockeez, Super CR3W from season 1 of America's Best Dance Crew were seen wearing Super CR3W's t-shirts and cheering for them.

Week 4: Speed Up ChallengeEdit

  • Aired on July 10, 2008

Crews must transition from a slow song to a faster one while still remaining on beat. With every crew also having to come up with a transition to perform in the fast tempo. Link to Episode 4

Super CR3W was given the song “Creator” by Santogold. Jon Cruz dressed as a graffiti artist while the rest of the crew were painted gold to replicate gold statues. For the challenge, the crew used the 6-step B-boy move at an incrementing speed to transition from slow to fast. JC stated that he wanted to see a little more dancing, Shane said that he wasn't blown away this week.

Week 5: Janet Jackson ChallengeEdit

  • Aired on July 17, 2008

Each crew was given a Janet Jackson song and had to incorporate some of her moves into their dance, similar to the Michael Jackson challenge of Season 1.[7]

Super CR3W received Black Cat. For the first time ever, Super CR3W was in the bottom two against A.S.I.I.D. However, Super Cr3w managed to beat A.S.I.I.D and remain in the competition. Shane Sparks told Super Cr3w that "they're finally back!"

Week 6: Bring The Beat ChallengeEdit

  • Aired on July 24, 2008

Each crew was given a song and a school subject to use as the theme for this week's prop-oriented dance routines.

Super CR3W was given the song "Don't Touch Me" by Busta Rhymes and the subject of basketball. For the second time in the show (and in a row), they were in the bottom two, this time against but once again they were saved from elimination.

Week 7: Missy Elliott ChallengeEdit

  • Aired on July 31, 2008

Each crew was given a song by Missy Elliott and had to adapt the videos' innovative footwork to showcase their own style.

Super CR3W was given the song "We Run This" They were not in the bottom 2 this time. All three judges gave them praise and positive feedback, and guest judge claimed Super CR3W's choreography was so hot, they made her video "look wack" as a compliment to show how great their performance was.

Week 8: Blast From The Past ChallegeEdit

  • Aired on August 7, 2008

Challenge #1: Groove Step Challenge

Using the songs Bust A Move by Young MC, Humpty Dance by Digital Underground and Word Up by Cameo, Super CR3W had to create a routine using a dance from the 80s.

Like the "Dance Craze Challenge" from Season 1, crews were given a physical challenge to complete during their routine. Super CR3W had to perform the Humpty Dance with only 4 feet on the floor.

Challenge #2: Dance Movie Challenge

Crews must create a routine that incorporates elements of an 80s dance movie. Similar to the "Broadway theatre|Broadway Challenge" from Season 1, crews were given remixed versions of the songs from their respective movies. Super CR3W were given the movie Footloose.

All three judges gave Super CR3W high praises for both of their amazing performances this week.

Week 9: Championship ShowdownEdit

  • Aired August 14, 2008

World Dance Challenge

Both crews had to create a 2 minute routine that had different forms of world dance such as Latin, Reggae, Punjabi, and African Music. The songs included "Mas Que Nada" by Sergio Mendes featuring Black Eyed Peas, "We Be Burnin'" by Sean Paul, "The Anthem" by Pitbull featuring Lil Jon, and "Mundian to Bach Ke" by Panjabi MC featuring Twista.Only Super Cr3w received raving reviews from the judges

Dance Craze Challenge

Both crews had to create their own dance craze and had to record their own music for it.Super Crew recorded "S to the chest" by Super Cr3w.

Final Challenge: Your Last Word Challenge

Crews will create a routine that shows why they should be crowned "’s Best Dance Crew". Super Cr3w performed to Give It Up or Turn It Loose by James Brown.

Week 10: Live FinaleEdit

  • Aired August 21, 2008

Super Cr3w opened the show with a special performance together. SuperCr3w came out in a jacket that was half of the Philippines flag and half of the Puerto Rican flag because half the crew was Filipino the other half is Puerto Rican.All crews later came together to dance for their respective regions, and Super Cr3w teamed up with Fanny Pak  to represent the west coast. A total of 39 million votes were submitted and Super Cr3w were crowned the title of ’s Best Dance Crew.


FilmographyEdit

TV

  • 2003: Star Search on CBS <small>Jon Cruz (by himself), Ronnie Abaldonado and Ben Honrubia (with Knucklehead Zoo).</small>Template:Cite web

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  • 2009: Balitang on The Filipino Channel|TFC
  • 2009: Pepsi Smash Commercial
  • 2009: Ronnie in a Red Bull BC One Commercial
  • 2009: 2009 NBA All-Star Game



Film

  • 2007: Planet B-Boy <small>Only Mike Carrasco, Jon Cruz and Abenamar "Ben" Honrubia (with Knucklehead Zoo).</small>Template:Cite web
  • 2008: Meet the Spartans <small>Only Jon Cruz and Rufino Puno.</small>Template:Cite web



Live

  • 2008: 's Best Dance Crew Live <small>Live Tour with Jabbawockeez, Breaksk8, Fanny Pak and A.S.I.I.D.</small>



Major Tournaments

  • 2008: R-16-International Showcase in



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