Eight students from Freedom Taekwon-Do in Cornwall traveled to Woodstock, ON for the Friendly City TKD Invitational hosted by Don Edmiston. TKD practitioners from across Ontario competed for the coveted medals as well as the Chong Ji Challenge. Miss Ashley Fortier 1st degree black belt progressed to the semi finalist stage before being eliminated.
The students from Freedom TKD earned the following medals:
Isabelle Paquette age 6 – White Belt – Gold in Patterns, Gold in Sparring
Ethan Tyrell age 9 – Yellow Belt – Bronze in Patterns, Bronze in Sparring
Samuel Tyrell age 12 – Green Stripe – Silver in Patterns, Bronze in Sparring
Riley Breckenridge age 11 – Green Belt – Silver in Patterns, Bronze in Sparring
Cheyanne Casselman-Duvall age 13 – Blue Stripe – Bronze in Patterns, Silver in Sparring
Kevin Larkin – Blue Belt – Gold in Sparring
Miss Maylee Larkin age 12 – 1st degree black belt – Gold in Patterns, Bronze in Sparring
Miss Ashley Fortier age 15 – 1st degree black belt – Silver in Patterns, Silver in Sparring
The students were all told before the tournament that two things are going to happen. The will win or they learn, hopefully they will do both. As long as they learned something, than they did not lose.
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