Nathaniel White began his journey in ITF Taekwondo at the age of seven in Amherst, Nova Scotia at JC‘s Taekwon-Do under coach Mr. Jim Ripley, and continues to train here in Cumberland County.
Since then, Nathanial has competed on a national and international level in both Sparring and Patterns. Patterns is where he has excelled, winning an incredible 4 National Championships – most recently in Regina, Saskatchewan in 2022.
In September 2021 he received his first National Team selection to represent Canada in the Virtual World Championships based in Germany, and was crowned ‘North American Open Champion’ in January of this year. Nathaniel is currently training for the ITF World Cup in Slovenia and hopes to represent Canada in the World Championships in Finland in 2023.
Congratulations on all your success, Nathanial! We know how hard it is to reach the top level in any sport, so your continued hard work, dedication, discipline and commitment is inspiring to us all. Cumberland is so proud of you, Nathanial, so keep chasing your dreams and become the best you can be!