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First week in Itacaré

It was saturday night and ‘Natiruts” was going to play in Itacaré to celebrate the beginning of the WQS surf competition.
I got a ride with my new friends from Barra Grande to Itacaré, where we were going to meet our friend Hauska, a local girl who offered us her house to stay. 685 more words

Endless Summer

Under 99kg: Intruders in Xande's house

Alexandre Ribeiro hasn’t been competing all that much the past two years. Following ADCC 2009, he competed at the 2010 Worlds and only returned to the big stage last April at the 2011 World Pro, where he snatched gold in the over-92kg No-Gi contest. 1,114 more words


It's time! Welcome to ADCC 2011!

The feeling that something was missing lasted for 24 months.

The countdown began on Sunday, September 27, 2009, when the last installment of the ADCC wrapped up in Barcelona, Spain. 385 more words


Two brothers, twelve titles, and a good chunk of Worlds history

Answer quick: who are the two brothers who between 1996 and 2008 notched no less than twelve world titles at black belt, including two absolutes? Anyone who answered Saulo and Alexandre Ribeiro got it. 904 more words

X-ray of the European Open

The European Open is the youngest of the four events making up Jiu-Jitsu’s Grand Slam. In 2011 it makes it to its eighth event, while the Pan, Worlds, and Brazilian Nationals make it to their sixteenth. 627 more words


Xande and Rani ready!

ADCC 2007 Champions Xande Ribeiro and Rani Yahia completed the final stages of preparation for their campaign in ADCC 2009. The training sessions with Ginástica Natural’s Professor… 110 more words