Local Jiu-Jitsu instructor’s picture goes viral

Local Jiu-Jitsu instructor’s picture goes viral


[trib_ndn vid=24725563]SAN DIEGO – A San Diego martial art champion is now an Internet sensation after a picture of him went viral.

Clark Gracie is used winning by catching his opponents in difficult holds, but he wasn’t expecting his own picture to catch the Internets attention.

local jiu jitsu instructor goes viral“I didn’t really think much of it,” Gracie said.

The now famous photo of the Jiu-Jitsu instructor was taken during a tournament in New York last year, however it wasn’t until he won the Pan American Championship in March that it popped up on the web.

Gracie is the latest to gain Internet fame for appearing composed in uncomfortable situations.

After the popular website Reddit picked up the picture last week he was dubbed “the ridiculously photogenic Jiu-Jitsu guy.”

Gracie’s picture went viral spawning memes with captions like: “has a choke hold on your heart,”  “doesn’t need a spinning sweep kick to knock you…

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