Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Senior becomes 1st woman to earn high rank in Judo

Is earning a black belt on your life list? This elderly woman in San Francisco just might be your ultimate hero.
Just two years before her 100th birthday, Sensei Keiko Fukuda has become the first woman to achieve a tenth-degree black belt—the highest rank in the martial art and combat sport Judo. Fukuda is now one of only four living people who've earned the tenth-degree (or dan) black belt. Throughout history, only 16 people have ever achieved this honor.

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