_W5A1689_hires1… not in any way a surprise. If you’ve been watching this season of So You Think You Can Dance since the start, it was pretty apparent Ricky Ubeda was the one to beat. And no one did end up beating him, not even runner-up Valerie, who was among the best of the girls. The contemporary dancer who could spin and twist and become a different personality with every dance seemed to have no limitations, and last night it took him the prize.

But…

MY2_7038_hires1…It might be a good thing he did not have to go up against the winner of Australia’s SYTYCD, Michael Demeski, whose Lord-of-the-Dance-ish acrobatics in pleather tights was an amazing display on the show. ¬†Check out his chops.