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Pisgah Thunder Dance To Benefit Boys & Girls Club


Last updated 9/30/2019 at 4:11pm

Thunder dancers showed their style at a Halloweenfest performance in downtown Brevard soon after they formed. Before each appearance, the men practice weekly up to eight times to perfect their home-choreographed moves. (Photo by Seyl Park)

They twist and turn and shake and shout!

Sometimes they stumble and sweat a bit, too.

But that's to be expected of this troop of amateur terpsichoreans because they're regular guys who dance in irregular ways. They're the Pisgah Thunder, men whose goal is to have fun while raising funds to benefit the Cindy Platt Boys & Girls Club of Transylvania County.

"We call our style 'semi synchronized man dancing,'" said organizer J.J. Shepherd, a local real estate broker who formed the Thunder four years ago at the behest of the club's then-resource development director, Jackie Witherspoon....

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