Name: Richard LeClaire
Where do you live? Merrimack, NH
When did you start ballroom dancing? From what I can remember it was probably around 1995.
How did you get into ballroom? We were at a home show and put our name in to win a free lesson.
Which dance do you enjoy the most? Swing and Cha Cha because I like the rhythm.
What is your favorite dance memory? Dancing for my in-laws at their 60th wedding anniversary.
What dance goal would you like to conquer next? Feeling comfortable doing arm styling.
What are your other hobbies? Baking, kayaking and cake decorating.
Tell us something you think most people don’t know about you. I was a lifeguard from the time I was 15 through high school. I was the head cook and lifeguard at a Youth Conservation Corps Camp.
Great dancer and a fun guy. Never saw Richard without that big smile, always enjoying himself.