In an interview with CityNews, the construction worker from Toronto explained that dancing was usually what he did to lighten the mood while his team spends hours at construction sites. He never expected the video to reach the popularity that it has.
Tony’s moves start of slow and subtle but once the beat drops he performs a series of kicks and other creative moves. “It didn’t really come from any particular place, I just do it all the time,” Tony explained. He also said that he’s not a professional dancer. The video also received some attention from actress Ellen DeGeneres and continues to lighten people’s days.