But no one stands on the podium alone. A true champion knows that standing on the podium is like standing on the shoulders of their biggest, most steadfast, and doggedly loyal fans. For many, these most ardent supporters are their parents.
This year, 94 schools brought over 750 competitors to the mats inside the Walter Pyramid at Cal State Long Beach. Quest had a particularly strong showing, with a contingent of 27 athletes competing in poomsae and/or sparring.
It’s finally Fall! Some evening chill, random rain showers, and pumpkin spice (fill in the blank). No matter how happy we are for Fall, one thing’s for sure, we had a blast of a Summer!