South Huntington Student From Oakwood Brings Home Gold
Preston Park, a 2nd-grader at Oakwood Primary Center in South Huntington, won two gold medals at the Pan American Taekwondo Union sanctioned event that was part of the World Open Taekwondo Championships, in Portland, Oregon in March. More than 1,400 athletes around the world participated in the 2017 US World Open Taekwondo Championships.
Preston has won 4 consecutive championships in 2017 and will be representing New York, Maryland, and New Jersey at 2017 USA Taekwondo Nationals in Detroit, Michigan on June 30, 2017. Preston has also been selected to represent the United States at the 2017 WTF President’s Cup (G2-World Ranking Event), in Las Vegas, in October 2017. Preston trains with Grand Master Woosang Jung (Jung’s Ultimate Taekwondo Center of Commack) who is the Silver Medalist’s of last year’s U.S. Open.
Photo: Oakwood second-grader Preston Park has won four consecutive Taekwondo championships in 2017 and will be representing New York, Maryland, and New Jersey at the 2017 USA Taekwondo Nationals in Detroit this June.