U.S. Taekwondo Nationals

MGtaekwondoNatlsThe World Taekwondo Academy (WTA) Competition team just returned from Chicago for the U.S.A. Taekwondo National Championships. The National Championships drew nearly 4200 athletes from across the nation making it the biggest nationals in Taekwondo history. The WTA Team had one its most successful years ever winning 40 medals, 10 National Champions, one qualify for the U.S.A. Team Trials, and two making the U.S.A. Junior National Team. Medal winners at the Maple Grove Parade. In the front row: Brahima Ann, Grant Nelson, Sathavy Weldon, Ava Lee, Hannah Pettingell, Lauren Lee and Merecedes Hruska. Back row: Alasan Ann, Jason Roufs, Trevor Long, Gabbi Franco, Franklin Gates, Amanda Bluford and Stuart Jones.