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Nico B
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Athlete fighting out of Nova Uniao in Rio De Janeiro
Athlete fighting out of Nova Uniao in Rio De Janeiro

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Where is Nico Now?
The Friday before Christmas, coach Ron asked me how long I was going to be in town for this time... As if I didn't live there! As if I wasn't there almost everyday (albeit not at the same times as him)! I looked at him frustrated. No one ever knows where I ...
Where is Nico Now?
Where is Nico Now?
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#tbt Christmas
Bitchy on the plane to Miami. It’s that point in my life
where I start to realize that maybe I need some professional help. PoloGod keeps
telling me that I’m crazy. Bipolar to be specific…. Justifiable in his case
considering I did kirk out on him. It doesn...
#tbt Christmas
#tbt Christmas
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Fuck the Police
Do you remember your favorite childhood memory? Can you close your eyes and picture it?  Seriously.  Picture it, and if you can't, then picture mine.  I grew up with my half-brother and my mother on a cul-du-sac in Pennsylvania. My favorite things were ice ...
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Fuck the Police
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The first time I’d seen him was an old picture folded away in Terere’s resume book. It wasn’t a resume in the traditional sense that most people know them to be because most things in the favela lack the same traditions that most people know. Terere’s resum...
The Road to Rio
The Road to Rio
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City of God: are favelas safe?
City of God is one of Rio de Janeiro’s notoriously dangerous favelas. A quick google search will confirm that, listing incidents of gunfights and drug apprehensions every few days. The taxi driver was also quick to confirm it. “It’s not bad, it’s horrible” ...
City of God: are favelas safe?
City of God: are favelas safe?
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From DC to Houston to Rio
Most people think I'm on vacation but Rio is my New York and I have a lot of new photography equipment that I plan to do a lot of filming with so I'll be balancing my time between the beach, training, and filming at different social projects around Rio. Str...
From DC to Houston to Rio
From DC to Houston to Rio
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Everything's Bigger in Texas
Partiu (verb:partir): To leave I started this blog about 4 years ago when I first got it in my head to drop everything and move to Rio. I was a brown belt in kickboxing at MiKiDo and I didn't train any jiu-jitsu at the time (nor did I speak any Portuguese)....
Everything's Bigger in Texas
Everything's Bigger in Texas
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Christmas in July
Everyone has been training hard at the project and the results have been showing. Last weekend 13 athletes from Terere Kids Project competed in SJJSAF South American Open.  It's been awhile since we have sponsored the kid's class in a competition so we deci...
Christmas in July
Christmas in July
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Smile & Roll Presents Their First Ever American Charity Event
Smile & Roll welcomes you to the Terere Kids Project Charity Event hosted at Nine Nine 99 HQ in San Diego by Blue belt phenom of Terere Kids Project, Jhonathan Marques with  the help of friends Thomas Oyarzun (of TKP) and Master Eduardo Telles (of Nine Nine...
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Projects for Life: Jiu Jitsu Saves Lives
   Last
month, 5 athletes, including the head coach of our kid’s competition team, traveled to Sao Paulo to compete in IBJJF Brazilian Nationals. It was a major accomplishment for the project and the students who were able to fundraise enough money to pay f...
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