Excelle Sports staff members Adele Jackson-Gibson and Kim Vandenberg got a crash course in judo from the great Kayla Harrison this week. After the lesson, Jackson-Gibson talked to Harrison about the process. Take a look!
HARRISON WINS NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP; SETS SIGHTS ON RIO Olympic Champion Wins 9th US Title in Dallas Qualifies for Rio as World #1 Judoka Dallas, TX (April 9): Olympic gold medalist Kayla Harrison, the world #1 judoka, claimed her ninth US National title today in Dallas at the US National Championships with a perfect 3-0 round robin record including a final round win over Alyssa Zawack by Ippon with Koshi Guruma. Harrison will now set her sights on defending her Olympic Read more
PRESS RELEASE OLYMPIC CHAMPION KAYLA HARRISON TO COMPETE IN US NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS American Judo Star to appear in final US event before Rio Games Lynnfield, MA (April 4, 2016); Kayla Harrison, the first ever American Olympic Gold Medalist—male or female—in the sport of judo, announced today that she will be competing on April 9 at the USA Senior National Championships at the Irving Convention Center in Irving, Texas. Harrison, who recently launched her own fitness clothing line (Fuji by Kayla) Read more
PRESS RELEASE OLYMPIC CHAMPION KAYLA HARRISON ANNOUNCES NEW CLOTHING LINE First Ever American Judo Gold Medalist Unveils Fitness Line Designed With Everyday Athlete in Mind. New York (March 18, 2016); Kayla Harrison, the first ever American Olympic Gold Medalist—male or female—in the sport of judo, introduced the Fuji by Kayla clothing line today at the New York Athletic Club. Harrison, who is getting ready for the New York Open Championships on Sunday, which take place the NYAC, designed the line Read more