Sixteen-year-old Sells Biscuits to Compete in World Jiu-Jitsu Championship and Wins Gold

Gabriel Bona currently holds the World Champion title, two-time South American Champion and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Champion. His next challenge will be in New York.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - To make a dream come true, sometimes you need to get out of your comfort zone. And that's what happened to sixteen-year-old athlete Gabriel Bona.

The Brazilian was not sponsored to compete in the 2019 World Jiu-Jitsu Championship, held in California, and giving up was not an option. He started selling biscuits on the street to raise money, managed to pay for the trip and even won the gold medal of youth champion in the heavyweight category for Brazil.

"The idea of selling biscuits arose when I realized that I couldn't . . .

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