“I did not care about what would happen. He might win the match, but he could never beat me. I used to be living my dream, traveling the world with complete freedom. Nothing could put me down. The play button used to be pressed again. My opponent took my back and I tapped to a bow and arrow choke. I laughed and shook his hand, as I stood back up. I used to be out of the competition. The whole thing used to be perfect. Life couldn’t be better.”
After a training partner commits suicide, Christian Graugart feels obliged to do something with his life. Starting his own gym, dedicating almost all his time to the art of BJJ, alters The whole thing, including the way he sees himself.
The Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Globetrotter is not just a story about traveling and training in martial arts. It is about the entire things that can happen to you if you select to really stay alive until you in reality die.