Alaska’s Rickyjon Baglenorth wins bronze at Pan American Junior Championships

ANCHORAGE (KTUU) - It was Rickyjon Baglenorth’s first international karate competition, but Baglenorth didn’t flinch. The South Anchorage karate kid won a bronze medal at the Pan American Junior Championships in Ecuador. Baglenorth earned a spot on Team USA after his performance at nationals and USA team trials this summer.

Earlier this month MK Burgess caught up with Baglenorth before he left for the Pan Am games.