Six To Follow: No place Like Home For Damon Sansum As He Prepares For Manchester Grand Prix
DAMON SANSUM has more stamps in his passport than Phileas Fogg. If there is a downside to being a full-time taekwondo athlete it is the amount of travel required to compete in the sport’s biggest events.
So far this year the Scot, one of the Sunday Herald’s Six To Follow on the road to the Rio Olympics, has been to Korea, Turkey (twice), Russia (twice), the Netherlands, Egypt, and the United States.
He will round off the year at the Mexican grand prix in December. It is an exhausting program but one that Sansum undertakes with little complaints as he looks to reach the pinnacle of his chosen discipline.
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