2004 Pan American Internationals


Highlights from the Eliminations and entire night finals


This is the second year for this tournament to be nationally ranked. The finals opened with a chux demo by Lee Barden, Joey Kroom and Robert Ingram doing dueling banjos .The team forms championship where Team Pepsi faced Team Straight Up, then youth forms and weapons championships with Nick Schilling, Jennifer Espina, Shahin Jahan-Vash and Becca Ross. Ritchie Bichara, Nicolle Provost and Chrissy Concepcion competed in 14-17 Forms. A new division added this year was the WKF Fighting Championships. Alex Lane fought Marques Dumlao in two matches to win the Lightweight division, Preston Clements defeated Joey Greenhalgh for the Heavyweight Championship. Youth team sparring had Team BLAM against Team WKF who were undefeated this year, Team BLAM pulled off the upset to win. Justin Eaton’s creative bo performance beat the traditional performances of Terri Jacoby and Ritchie Bichara and the creative performance of Nikki Provost. Special Demo by Michelle Mouse Krasnoo and a MMA bout featuring Manny Reyes, Jr., Joyce Blanco won over Lauren Kearney in the women’s sparring finals. Matt Algonzino faced Jessie Ross for the overall 16-17 boys sparring title. Algonzino won the match to take the title. The match up between Clements and Harry Carter for the overall men’s sparring grand championship was easily won by Clements. Team JPM faced Team Straight Up for the Adult Team Sparring Grand Championship with Team JPM just barely winning on the legs of Alex Lane. The finals ended with adult forms and weapons. Cindy Powell, Krystle Retamoza and Lauren Kearney came to the stage. The three looked good but it was Kearney’s musical traditional form that captured the judges’ attention and the win. In men’s forms, Kim Do, Chris Walker and Marc Canonizado faced off. Kim Do’s musical form was the overall winner. Finally, the adult weapons competitors came to the stage. Nate Andrade, Mike Cifre, Marc Canonizado and Lauren Kearney. It was close and in the end, Canonizado’s form was the winner. There are also highlights from Friday night and Saturday’s Eliminations. Who knows we might have captured you on video.

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