Capital Grapple 2013 – Photo Gallery 1

Capital Grapple is a community event. We were fortunate to have professional photographer Jeff Johnson in our community who took most of the following pictures. You can contact Jeff or see his other work at jrjimages.com

Age doesn't matter, but spirit does

Age doesn’t matter, but spirit does

Bowing in to start the day

Bowing in to start the day

Ju No Kata demo by Karen Whilden & Diane Jackson

Ju No Kata demo by Karen Whilden & Diane Jackson

Working towards a throw

Working towards a throw

Who says there are no throws in BJJ?

Who says there are no throws in BJJ?

Two competitors but just one foot on the ground

Two competitors but just one foot on the ground

Sometimes it's hard to tell who is who

Sometimes it’s hard to tell who is who

When you love what you are doing it's easy to smile

When you love what you are doing it’s easy to smile

This is what we drill for

This is what we drill for

Lightest competitor Destinei Waddy (BETA) stepped up to fight heavier competition with a smile

Lightest competitor Destinei Waddy (BETA) stepped up to fight heavier competition with a smile

Surprise!

Surprise!

The drive to succeed

The drive to succeed

Staying focused on the next attack (Picture by Jani Palmer FFC)

Staying focused on the next attack (Picture by Jani Palmer FFC)

Lori Latimer (Osagame) traveled from PA to win

Lori Latimer (Osagame) traveled from PA to win

Now it gets serious

Now it gets serious

Gripping to fight...

Gripping to fight…

---and gripping to hug really aren't that different

—and gripping to hug really aren’t that different

Both new competitors and experienced ones need each other

Both new competitors and experienced ones need each other

Judo and BJJ together at one event (Leah Fisher, DC Judo with Melanie Phungephorn, BETA)

Judo and BJJ together at one event (Leah Fisher, DC Judo with Melanie Phungephorn, BETA)

Joy in one's achievement

Joy in one’s achievement

Terence McPartland (DC Judo) kept things moving

Terence McPartland (DC Judo) kept things moving

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