BJJ Revolution Team conquered the team title in the American Nationals for the 4th year running. Revolution Co-leader Rodrigo Medeiros was stoked: "This year was tougher than ever, we had tough competition from Gracie Barra but we conquered 28 Golds and that made the difference in the end. I am proud of our athletes efforts and dedication, this win is theirs! "
Notable winners were Baret Yoshida taking the weight and absolute in the Masters division. Kayron Gracie winning his weight and Absolute in the Brown Belt adult. Former World Longboard Surfing Champion Joel Tudor winning his weight at the Brown Belts. Denis Mitchel took the Blakc adult Absolute
1- BJJ Revolution Team
2- Gracie Barra
3- Nova União
Full results can be found here: http://www.usbjjf.org/results/2008american.htm
In the No-Gi division Gracie Barra reversed teh field over BJJ Revolution taking the title. Notable winners were Shane Rice, Marcus Neuenschwander and Rodrigo Teixeira who won their weight in the Black doubling up with their Gi victory. Marcelo Salazar won his weight and the Absolute Black. Baret Yoshida won his weight in the masters. Kayron Gracie repeating the weight title in the Brown belt.
1- Gracie Barra
2- BJJ Revolution Team
Full results can be found here: http://www.usbjjf.org/results/2008americannogi.htm