International Professional Rising star Finalists * UK Open Professinal Rising star finalists * British National Professional Finalists
Continuing their young professional career Stephen and Yasmin started 2017 with success by reaching the final of the UK Open Professional Rising star championships.
Stephen and Yasmin competed in their very first British Professional National Championships just one month after turning professional. They managed to achieve their aim of reaching all 5 dances in the final and finished in an overall position of 5th.
Less than a year after Yasmin had major foot surgery Stephen and Yasmin made their return to the competition floor at the International Championships in October 2017. This was also their professional debut as competitors. They had a dream debt by reaching the final of the International Professional Rising star balroom championship. They also qualified for further rounds in the Open Professional at the Albert Hall alongside the world's leading professional couples.