Christopher Dumond began West Coast Swing (WCS) in 2009. He and his partner at the time, Nicole Clonch, were 2012 and 2013 U.S. Open Swing Dance Champions in the Young Adult Division. (age 14-17). Tara and Christopher began their WCS dance partnership Fall of 2015. Christopher Dumond composed the music for his U.S. Open Swing Dance Championships 5th place Classic Routine. In early 2018 Chris and Tara’s partnership concluded.
In 2019, after taking a small break from the Classic floor, Chantelle Pianetta and Christopher started their partnership mid April. Chantelle is pulling double duty by also competing in Showcase with Dillon Luther. Chris and Chantelle recently debuted their Classic routine at Swingtacular to an overwhelming reaction from the audience. They are super excited to see what the future holds for this routine and collaboration together.