2017 U.S. Challenge IX

New Friendships Made at the 2017 U.S. Challenge

Congratulations to our 8 athletes from Wayland Li that competed in the 2017 U.S. Challenge IX (美国精英赛)! 

The competition was held on 7 October 2017. It was organized by the U.S. Wushu Academy, as well as support from Kung Fu Magazine (TigerClaw), Zhao Changjun Wushu Academy and World Swordsmen Federation.

A special thank you to Mr. Christopher Pei and Coach Zhang Guifeng for the warm welcome and invitation. We enjoyed the spirit of competition and making new friendships!

Key Achievements:

  • Two Group B athletes (Erica, Zeina) took home 2 gold medals, 1 silver and 1 bronze.
  • Five Group C athletes (Lia, Adam, Amanda, Kai-Hsin, Ian) took home 3 gold medals, 5 silver and 3 bronze.
  • Wayland Li Martial Arts Centre placed second overall in terms of school competition division