Raphaël Desmaison began dancing in 2009 in France where he explored several styles including Rock and Roll, Puerto Rican Salsa and later in 2012, Lindy Hop. He arrived in Montreal in 2016 where he quickly carved out an important place in the Solo Jazz and Lindy Hop dance community. He stands out as much as a DJ, as a teacher, as an event organizer, as well as fierce competitor winning titles in the competition circuit(1st place with Alice Bourgasser – Stricly Jazz – 567Oui 2019, 1st place – Solo Jazz Battle – Followlogie 2019, 1st place – Charleston solo – CSC 2017, etc.)