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2016 Race Calendar – Spots Still Open!

It’s officially a brand new year, so I’ve been spending some time trying to figure out exactly what kind of trouble I’m going to get into in 2016. I’ve already committed to spring Masters Nationals, so that goes on the … Continue reading

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Gratuitous Shark Attack Video.

I know this video is doing the rounds all over the Internet right now, but I had to post it. This is why doing an open water swim in South Africa is not on my top ten list of things … Continue reading

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‘Tis the Season!

The open water season is almost underway! At least, mine is almost underway. My first open water race of the season will take place tomorrow, and I’m not sure yet how I expect it to go. I’ve been training better … Continue reading

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Old and Broken…

…is how I feel lately. Just as soon as I start to get back into the BJJ swing, I end up with further structural issues wholly unrelated to the previous and still unresolved structural issues. In other words, I fell … Continue reading

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Top Ten Things the Orthopedist Said at my Appointment

10. You got hurt when someone did a what choke?? 9. I need to be nice to you or you’ll put me in a sleeper hold. 8. You’re not really selling me on this jiu-jitsu, you know. 7. You have … Continue reading

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Grapple envy #2

Check out this tough match between Michele Niccolini and Michele Tavares at the Brazil ADCC  trials.

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ADCC Petition

ADCC  is only offering women two weight divisions in one location for the gi trials… Check out this petition written by Shavonne Guthrie to get more women’s weight divisions in the ADCC gi trials – and to give women the opportunity … Continue reading

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