Gathright qualifies for National Taekwondo Competition
Dani Gathright is a freshman at Grant County High School and like most students is involved in extra-curricular activities like basketball and volleyball. However, what most may not know is that for the last five years, she has been taking Taekwondo classes in Bismarck/Mandan.
She is currently attending the Roughrider Academy in Mandan under the teachings of Grand Master Ted Fitzsimmons, who is an 8th Degree Blackbelt.
Up until this point, Dani had been competing three to four times a year at local tournaments, where one is scored based off their skills and not so much on their force of impact when sparing with an opponent. She has worked her way up to a brown belt, which she earned in November.
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