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One year of the Jiu-Jitsu Vortex

The Jiu-Jitsu Vortex turns one year old. Photo by Aih.

It’s been exactly one year since I started up The Jiu-Jitsu Vortex as a place for martial arts-related writing. Since then I’ve covered things like jiu-jitsu history, philosophy, techniques, local MMA events, etc. There were some surprises, developments, and funny bits. Here’s a snapshot of what went down.

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Jeff playing hooky from Brazilian jiu-jitsu class to grind the pool coping at Bonsor skatepark. Photo by George Faulkner.

Well it’s that time of year when the skateparks begin competing for attention with Brazilian jiu-jitsu class. Living in the rainy sponge that is Vancouver, Canada, it’s easy to forget about skateboarding for months at a time and focus on jiu-jitsu. But when the spring arrives and videos like Pedro’s Bowl Blowout start showing up… what’s a guy to do?

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