Shearstown master earns 7th degree
Master Wesley Earle, junior, of Shearstown, was presented with his 7th Degree Black Belt in tae kwon do, at Ascension Collegiate in Bay Roberts May 22.
Earle began his career in tae kwon do many years ago and has excelled in each and every aspect of the sport.
The promotion exam tested his physical skills of sparring, board breaking, forms, and self defence before an audience of almost 200 people.
In attendance for the event were emcee Master Tony Nippard from the NL TKD Academy; the president of Tae Kwon Do Canada, Sean Fitzgerald, and Grand Master Woo Yong Jung, 8th Degree Black Belt, who is originally from Korea.
Grandmaster Jung is dedicated to the sport of tae kwon do, which is evident from his list of accomplishments that includes being an Olympic Medallist. Grandmaster Jung was the testing body for the event.