|Evan Gideon||Adult||Blue Belt||Medium Heavy (<194.5 lbs)||3rd|
Evan “Oz” Gideon became Crazy 88 BJJ’s first Pan Am Medalist this year with 4 wins and 1 loss. Evan had a strong performance at the Houston International Open of Jiu-Jitsu and continued his win streak through the early rounds before losing in the semi-finals to Marcus Sosa from Claudio Franca. Good experience for Evan as he now prepares for the NY International Open of Jiu Jitsu in May.
Evan was part of a strong Adult team:
- Tracey Goodell: GOLD @ Blue Female Lightweight
- Dominyka Obelenyte: SILVER @ Blue Female Lightweight
- Kim Rivers: GOLD @ Blue Female Light Featherweight *first tournament as a blue belt*
- DJ Jackson: BRONZE @ Blue Middleweight
- Willie Leonard: GOLD @ Blue Ultra Heavy
- Kenny Brown: SILVER @ Blue Ultra Heavy
Check out some of the footage from the PanAms below and make sure to join the Brazilian Jiu Jitsu fanpage for even more videos!