I am Ricardo Co, but known in the kickboxing world 'The Rocket'. I started practising kickboxing at Southampton Solent University in October 2009 at Southampton Solent Kickboxing Club. After 5 months of kickboxing training, I claimed my 1st amateur title in Leeds (UK) - Lightweight National Universities Championships Winner 2009 . Since then, I have progressed rapidly achieving many amateur kickboxing titles and awards. After graduating from Southampton Solent University, I moved to London to pursue my lifelong dream of becoming a professional athlete. I am aiming to represent Great Britain in WAKO Senior European Championships (K1 Rules) in Bilbao (Spain) in October 2014. In addition, I want to go to a kickboxing training camp in Amsterdam at Remy Bonjasky or Mike's Gym to train before the European Championships in Spain.
Representing Great Britain at WAKO Senior European Championships is a dream, which will help me into a professional career as a kickboxer. I am a fortunate person to be coached by a top Super Heavyweight kickboxer. Currently, he is ranked UK number 1 in division of Thai Boxing, also top English Muay Thai fighter.
I am seeking to raise funds purely to cover my expenses for this kickboxing training camp in Amsterdam , and to give myself the very best chance possible to be part of the WAKO Senior European Championships (K1 Rules) in Spain in October 2014.
If I do not achieve the target, I will not keep any money at all. The money will be sent back for the people who pledged.
I hope you can help launch The Rocket to Spain.