Monday, November 19, 2012

Day 118: Go Brian!

The World Karate Championships are held every two years.

Paris is hosting,  November 21-25, 2012 at Palais Omnisports.

Ken Nishiki, Brian Hilliard, Bassel Salloum

Yes, in the middle, the future USA national kumite champion.
Watching this young boy grow into this 
amazing athlete makes me smile.

Brian has it all. Talent, speed, skill, heart 
and personality plus. See video.
This is a great video, well worth your time, I promise.

Brian has been Demura Sensei's student since 1987.

Go Brian! You have worked hard, you deserve it 
and God knows you have the talent.

The above is Pool 1(out of 4) with Brian up first.

You can see all 4 pools posted at:

Palais Omnisports de Paris-Bercy

France has issued commemorative stamps to honor this event.

So exciting! So proud! You can send Brian a message at

Karate Paris 2012 in figures
 21 it will be the 21st edition of the Senior World Championships.

1000 the number of competitors expected for this edition.

100 the number of nations.

250 the number of volunteers recruited for this event.

16 the number of titles to be awarded in Paris (10 in individual combat, 2 in individual kata, 2 in team match and 2 in team kata).

Go Brian!

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