By the Sampan editorial team
Wah Lum Kung Fu and Tai Chi Academy team members were named the 2016 Competitors of the Year Winners and nominees at the U.S. International Kuoshu and Kung Fu Federation Tournament on July 29 and 30 in Baltimore.
Wah Lum competitors swept the entire external category with record-high numbers in nominations and winnings. There were 41 competitors: 36 youth members and five adults.
“Our school won International championship for youth forms for the entire event, as we brought basically our youth team to the event,” said Sifu Mai Du of the Malden Academy.
Winners included Ricky Mei for teens male external forms, Andrea So for adult female external forms, Austin Tang for adult male external forms, Thomas Tran for youth male external forms, Yen-Nhi Chit for teens female teen external forms and Michelle Ngo for youth female external forms.
Nominees were Amy Tran, Jayden Tran and Zackary Desario.
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