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Martin Gissa

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    Denver, CO

    I started karate when I was 6 years old....This is my first time on the Junior US Team!...My hero in real life is my brother. Although he doesn't do karate he's always there for me. He motivates me and helps me out. He always puts me before him and cares for me....My biggest win so far is definitely this years junior team trials by far because I have finally achieved a goal and a dream I have been chasing for most of my karate journey. I made the team and am finally gonna represent USA at a tournament....I love the feeling I get when I step onto the ring. I love competing cause everyone wants to win but only the best will win. I love a challenge....I get inspiration from the best athletes. Whenever I see them compete it makes me one day want to be like them I want other athletes wanting to be like me I want to be the best...."The bigger they are the harder they fall"
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