Máté Csike started dancing in his hometown of Budapest, Hungary and was quickly recognized as one of the most talented up and coming European followers. Máté splashed onto the world Lindy Hop community with several 1st place titles for his dancing, bringing to the dance floor a unique and immediately recognizable style all his own. Máté is truly inspired by old timers such as Jewel McGowan, Norma Miller and Dawn Hampton. He believes in the musical conversation between the partners and the jazz music itself, creating something very beautiful and true. He always tries to inspire dancers to embrace themselves, and not to be afraid of expressing their individuality while dancing.