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    The Bad Boy Olympian documentary (BBC) - Ashley McKenzie

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    Post by Cichorei Kano Mon Jan 27, 2014 10:12 am




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    Post by Creamy creamy baileys Wed Feb 05, 2014 6:04 pm

    Someone posted this recently to FB and I watched it all a few weeks ago.

    Great story (I think) because it showcases the effects of judo on emotional maturity, growth etc. Ashley - and his mentors - certainly seem to be using it to good benefit to counteract some troubling circumstances in his life.

    Also - damn - his judo is *slick*.
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    Post by Ben Reinhardt Thu Feb 06, 2014 11:39 am

    Very interesting, thanks for sharing !


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    Post by Ben Reinhardt Thu Feb 13, 2014 3:26 am

    How is he a "bad boy" anyway ? ADHD seems to be an issue, however, I think that may in reality be one of his strengths as a competitor, despite other issues it causes him.

    He is VERY quick and coordinated. Made the other guys in the video at the shiai look like they were standing still at times.


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