Connect with us

Fitness

WESSLING TAKES 3RD IN U.S. NATIONALS

One of Guam’s offspring takes top honors in the US National Tae Kwando Championships.

By Patrick Lujan

Jacob Wessling

Jacob Wessling

Jacob Wessling can say he’s one of the best in the United States in what he does.

Wessling, the 14-year-old son of Chris ‘Cool Breeze’ Wessling, won a bronze medal in the USA Tae Kwando National Championships in San Jose, CA July 1-7.

The high school sophomore won the Hawaii State Tournament in April in order to advance to the National Championships, where he won his first three matches decisively before falling to a former teammate 3-1 to settle for bronze in the 15-17 junior lightweight division.

Jacob, who started the martial art at the age of six, attends Campbell High School in Ewa Beach, HI and fights for the Oahu Tae Kwando Club in Pearl City.

According to his dad Chris, his son wants to attend Oregon State University after high school with intentions of someday making the U.S. Olympic Team.

Chris Wessling was a standout quarterback for the JFK Islanders and the MFL’s Continental Golden Jets in the 1990’s while also being one of Guam’s top pitchers in the Guam Major League with the Continental Golden Jets and UOG Tritons.

 

Ad

Foody’s Fun Facts

Foody’s Fun Facts with Makayla Atoigue

ND Royals Rugby Player Makayla Atoigue lays down her Foody’s Fun Facts and shares her dream vacation spot

 

GPS Sports Calendar

May

June 2022

July
SU
MO
TU
WE
TH
FR
SA
29
30
31
1
2
3
4
Events for May

31st

No Events
Events for June

2nd

Events for June

2nd

No Events
Events for June

4th

5
6
7
8
9
10
11
Events for June

5th

Events for June

5th

No Events
Events for June

7th

Events for June

8th

Events for June

9th

Events for June

10th

Events for June

11th

12
13
14
15
16
17
18
Events for June

12th

Events for June

13th

Events for June

14th

Events for June

14th

No Events
Events for June

16th

Events for June

17th

Events for June

18th

19
20
21
22
23
24
25
Events for June

19th

Events for June

20th

Events for June

21st

Events for June

22nd

Events for June

23rd

Events for June

24th

Events for June

25th

26
27
28
29
30
1
2
Events for June

26th

Events for June

27th

Events for June

28th

Events for June

29th

Events for June

30th

Foody’s Fun Facts

Foody’s Fun Facts with Makayla Atoigue

ND Royals Rugby Player Makayla Atoigue lays down her Foody’s Fun Facts and shares her dream vacation spot

 

Foody’s Fun Facts

Foody’s Fun Facts with Makayla Atoigue

ND Royals Rugby Player Makayla Atoigue lays down her Foody’s Fun Facts and shares her dream vacation spot

 

COMING SOON …

  • Asia Pacific Little League
  • GML Playoffs

 

 

QUICK HITS

Palau history: Outfielder Bligh Madris was called up by the Pittsburgh Pirates today to become the first Palauan to make it to the major leagues. The lefty Madris was batting .304 with five home runs and 20 RBI at Triple A before getting the Call Up!
———————————————–
14-year-old Franny De Leon has been named to the 2022 WBC Muay Thai USA Youth Team.  The former youth muay thai world champion will be competing in Canada’s WBC MT World Youth Games come August. She is the daughter of Jaime Quitugua and granddaughter of Frank and Norma Quitugua living in Fairfield, CA.

More in Fitness