Seven year old Autumn Crosby became a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ) Junior World Champion last weekend (9-10 July 2022).
Autumn and her brother Ocean Crosby, from Middleton, were competing at the Elite BJJ World Championships in Wolverhampton.
Autumn, representing AVT Youth Academy, won gold after a points win and then a submission win the final. Autumn also gained a Silver medal in the No Gi category.
Ocean won a bronze medal in the Gi BJJ and a silver in the No Gi BJJ.
Their father, Tom ‘The Viking’ Crosby, a mixed martial arts (MMA) professional commented:
“As a proud Dad and also their coach, they absolutely amaze me. All their hard work and dedication in training has paid off for them.”