SAN DIEGO, March 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- 10-year-old dance prodigy, internet sensation and featured performer on the hit TV series on Lifetime, "Dance Moms," Sophia Lucia, will attempt to break the Guinness World Record of 36 Consecutive Pirouettes on March 30, 2013 in her home town of San Diego, Calif. The event will take place at San Diego Dance Centre, where Sophia started dancing at the young age of 2 years.
An official adjudicator from Guinness World Records, Philip Robertson will be on hand to witness Sophia's attempt to break the current record for the most consecutive pirouettes. The record was set by Alicia Clifton ( USA) completing 36 pirouettes at the "Applause Studio" in Oklahoma, USA on December 9, 2005.
Sophia says - "I am very excited for this opportunity and it's my mom's birthday on the 31 st, so I hope to give her an early present by breaking the record."
Kids Artistic Revue National Dance Competition and California Kisses Dancewear are sponsoring the World Record Attempt. "Watching her grow up competing with her amazing talent," said owner of KAR, Noah Lands, "I'm honored to help Sophia with her Dream.""We are thrilled to help Sophia with this incredible opportunity and are proud to have this amazing dancer - and fashionista! - a part of our California Kisses team. There is no doubt that this partnership will bring on an incredible year in the world of dancewear!" said Angela Chittenden. "Her ability, poise and presence on stage is incredible and if Dance was in the Olympics, Sophia would be a Gold Medalist," says the Producer of KARtv & KARtv Dance Awards, Joe M Loera.