Eddie Eason, age 15, from Conshohocken has been doing Karate for most of his young life. This year he earned his is a 2nd degree Black Belt in Tae Kwon Do. He has trained for the last 10 years at DeStolfo’s Premier Martial Arts. He has competed in over 40 tournaments across the US. He is also part of the DeStolfo’s Premier Martial Arts Demo A team that performs for various events throughout the area including college sporting events, community events, carnivals, and half-time shows at the Philadelphia Soul and Philadelphia 76ers’ games.
For Eddie, it is not just karate, it’s a way of life! He is inspired by many who train him, those who compete against him, and lives by his karate oath of dedication.
This year, Eddie was selected to represent the United States for TEAM USA on behalf of the North American Federation of Martial Arts. He will be competing in the 2011 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP In Niagara Falls, Canada on November 18th to 19th.
This year’s event will bring 1,000 competitors from 10 Selected International countries. Eddie will be competing in Forms, Weapons, and Sparring. Olympic style Gold, Silver, and Bronze medals will be awarded to the 1st through 3rd place winners.
Let’s wish Eddie well and support TEAM USA!!! Bring home the GOLD!