Preston Park Strikes Gold

Preston Park at the 28th World TaeKwonDo US Open International Championships in Las Vegas.
Preston Park at the 28th World TaeKwonDo US Open International Championships in Las Vegas.
There is a tremendous amount competition at the championship level, and Preston celebrates is win flying the American flag.
There is a tremendous amount competition at the championship level, and Preston celebrates is win flying the American flag.

Congratulations to Preston Park, our super 4th grader at Birchwood Intermediate School. Preston just returned from the 28th World Tae Kwon Do 2019 U.S. Open International Championships, in Las Vegas, Nevada, where he won Double Gold Medals in World Class Individual and Team competitions.

Preston was the only Athlete from the United States to win two Gold Medals in the Youth Division from all over the world and it was his first year he competed in the U.S. Open International Championships. “It was a truly unforgettable experience and I am very happy to win this championship,” said Preston who has won the New York State Championship in Individual Poomsae for 4 consecutive years. It was a busy month of our young athlete as he brought home 3 Gold and 3 Bronze Medals within last four weeks of competitions including the prestigious International Championships. Way to Go Preston Park!