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Kids World Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Champion In Studio

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Gerondrick "GT" Taylor showing off his World Champion belt with Sam Adams. Gerondrick "GT" Taylor showing off his World Champion belt with Sam Adams.

SPOKANE, Wash. -- Spokane's own Gerondrick "GT" Taylor, 6,  was named the Kids World Brazilian Jiu Jitsu champion at Coussoulis Arena in San Bernardino, Calif. this past weekend, July 19-20 and he visited with SWX's Sam Adams in the Fasteners Sports Studio.

WATCH SWX's full interview with Taylor in the video player above!

GT took home the championship belt and two championship medals after defeating the field in his age group. Taylor trains at Derek Cleveland's Iron Lion Jiu Jitsu Academy in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho. GT's father C.J. Taylor also runs GT-X Cross Training gym in Spokane Valley, Wash. GT is currently playing in an U-8 summer baseball league with most of the kids being two years his elder.

Catch pictures of Taylor talking with and taking on Adams in the attached slideshow. App users can use this link to view these pictures: http://bit.ly/WEhzc0


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