By Jenny Johnston for the Daily Mail. Mia Holden, 14, from Rochdale was struggling to find a local dancing partner who could match her in skill, so mother Maxine advertised for a partner on Facebook. She found Andrei, who lived 1, miles away in Romania, and moved to live with Mia's family. You will do anything, surely - whatever it takes - to help them win gold. Every weekend, sports halls up and down the country groan under the weight of parents delivering offspring for competitions, having forked out hundreds of pounds, often thousands, for lessons and equipment, and driven many, many miles in the process.