After surviving an abusive childhood and repeated trauma in the deadly Christchurch Earthquake in 2011, I used these experiences as a catalyst for bringing a sense of purpose and joy to the lives of the senior citizens in my community on Waiheke Island. I established The Hip Op-eration Crew; a hip hop dance group consisting of 27 members aged 74 to 99 years old. Against all odds and with strong leadership, togetherness and teamwork we made it to the World Hip Hop Championships and into the Guinness Book of World Records as the oldest dance crew on the planet. My unique presentation captivates audiences across all ages and industries, is moving, full of videos and photos (i.e. no boring text) and makes people laugh and cry (but all in a good way). It's a heart-warming story that shows, with the right attitude, anything is possible!