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Nick Delpopolo’s Olympic Redemption

Nick Delpopolo

Nick Delpopolo

To martial arts followers on the snarky side, Nick Delpopolo is an American judo fighter whose career was derailed when he accidentally ate a pot brownie.

At this year’s Olympics he was more of a redemption story than a punchline, finishing seventh overall in his weight class.

Sarah wrote about his conundrum in an article for Fightland.

To read it click here.

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Cher Supports Nick Diaz

Cher

Cher

Controversial mixed martial arts fighter Nick Diaz was recently suspended from fighting for five years by the Nevada State Athletic Comission because he smoked pot.

This sentence, especially relative to not nearly so severe sentences the Commission hands out for using performance enhancers, is one of the great injustices in the sports world right now.

So great is its offense that even pop star Cher has weighed in on the scandal. She’s pro-Diaz.

Read the full story Sarah wrote about it at Fightland by clicking here.

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Happy 420! Willie Nelson Is Basically A Pot-Smoking Ninja

Willie Nelson, martial artist

Willie Nelson, martial artist

It’s 4/20… April 2o. Which is basically the secret code holiday for everyone who enjoys an ol’ hit from the bong.

In honour of this occasion, Sarah felt it was appropriate to share the story of Willie Nelson, the cosmic country artist and fan of the sticky icky, who also happens to be a fifth degree black belt in the martial art Gong Kwon Yu Sul.

To read the story head over to Fightland by going here.

 

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