Jive is one of the five International Latin dances. In competition it is danced at
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Rankine is a contemporary dance specialist, born in Brooklyn, NY. He started dancing at age 8, and trained with the Dance Theatre of Harlem, San Francisco Ballet and Miami City Ballet and danced in the opening montage of the film Step Up.
He participated in so you think you can dance season II ,he was one of the top 20 contestants.
Ryan Rankine was eliminated in week-7.That week he performed "Caribbean Blue"—Enya, style was Viennese waltz with Heidi Groskreutz