Jordan named Grand Champions at Western Canadian Karate Championships

Hector Jordan of the Cheney Karate Studios was named the black belt forms and sparring Grand Champion at the 35th annual Western Canadian Karate Championships at Hunting Hills during the weekend. Jordan won the men’s black belt hard style forms and sparring titles. Five members of the club were double winners.

Hector Jordan of the Cheney Karate Studios was named the black belt forms and sparring Grand Champion at the 35th annual Western Canadian Karate Championships at Hunting Hills during the weekend.

Jordan won the men’s black belt hard style forms and sparring titles.

Five members of the club were double winners.

Kaleigh Thomas won the 6-7 year-old white-yellow belt lightweight forms and sparring with Brianna Thomas taking first in the 12-13 year-old white-yellow forms and sparring.

Jason Ramos captured the 14-15 year-old blue-brown forms and sparring with Raven Cheney taking both titles in the 12-13 year-old blue-brown division.

Devin Claussen won the musical forms and the 14-15 year-old blue-brown sparring and was second in forms.

Tori Marchuk won the 8-9 year-old orange-green sparring while taking second in forms and third in musical forms.

Julieanne Nossack won the 8-9 year-old white-yellow forms and third in sparring while Max Proteau won the 8-9 year-old white-yellow heavyweight forms and was third in sparring.

Abby Villeneuve won the 10-11 year-old white-yellow heavyweight sparring with Rayne Rosta taking first in the 10-11 year-old white-yellow lightweight sparring.

Lexi Bao won the 10-11 year-old orange-green lightweight sparring with Samuel Abijero winning the 10-11 year-old blue-brown sparring and placing second in forms.

Michaela Marchuk won the 14-15 year-old white-yellow sparring and was second in forms while Shianne Richardson won the ladies’ novice kickboxing title and Ryan Morasse took the men’s advanced kickboxing crown.

Mike Marr won the men’s executive white-yellow sparring while Danny Moca was first in men’s blue-brown forms and second in sparring.

Phil Penny won the men’s orange-green sparring and placed second in forms while Charles Mowat was first in executive green-red forms and second in sparring.

Other top three placings were:

6-7 years: Aldo Fulani, second, white-yellow, middle weight forms.

8-9 years: Grace Lemus, third, orange-green, heavyweight sparring. Jade Von Hollen, second, orange-green sparring. Kailey Wall, third, white-yellow forms.

10-11 years: Jose Jordan, second, white-yellow lightweight forms, third sparring. Nicolas Hammer, second, orange-green lightweight sparring and forms. Lucas Proteau, third, blue-brown forms. Madison Von Hollen, second, blue-brown sparring. Nicholas Cummings, third, blue-brown sparring.

12-13 years: Karissa Langill, third, blue-brown sparring. Austin Uly, second, orange-green forms, third, sparring.

14-15 years: Laree Poole, third, blue-brown forms and sparring. Cole Tanasaychuk, second, orange-green sparring. Devin Wall, third, white-yellow forms. Melanie Moca, third, orange-green forms.

Men: Darren Potts, second, novice, kickboxing. Kyle Lajeunesse, third, novice, kickboxing and Muay Thai. Seger Cliffe, second, novice, Muay Thai. Gerald Proteau, second, white-yellow, sparring and executive sparring; third, executive forms. Ben Van Den Bosch, second, white-yellow, forms. Gavin Owen, third, blue-brown, sparring and forms. Logan Shave, second, black, hard style forms. Jessmervin Ramos, third, black, hard style forms. Travis Potter, second, black, sparring.

Ladies: Anne Nigro, second, blue sparring; third, adult colored, weapons forms.