Athlete of the Week |

Athlete of the Week

Pascal Staeheli is a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu purple belt and is preparing for his next competition held in Denver in August. He is a BJJ instructor at the Mountain Beast in Granby.
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Athlete of the Week: Pascal Staeheli, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Age: 25

Home town: Frauenfeld, Switzerland

Town: Fraser

Belt: Purple

Favorite submission: Bow and arrow choke in gee.

Next competition: Musclepharm Submit Cancer Jiu-Jitsu Submission Charity Event.

What inspires you: The sport in general. When you are grapplling there is nothing more real than trying to survive somebody trying to choke you. Everything else just fades away.

Staeheli is the Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu instructor at the Mountain Beast gym in Granby. He recently acquired his purple belt in Switzerland in May. He has been training in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu for seven years.

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