Video: Skipper Ingham 5th In Orlando

July 4, 2011

Continuing a decades long competitive career that has encompassed numerous successes, 81-year-old Frederick “Skipper” Ingham finished 6th out of thirteen competitors in the 50 and over forms competition at the US Open Karate Championships in Orlando, Florida held this past weekend [July 2/3]. Traveling with him to observe was his senior student, instructor Gladwin Phillips, who took this video clip of his performance:

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  1. Takbir Sharrieff says:

    Great Work Skip…’re still looking good……you make me Proud to be a Bermudian ………still the Champ of champs……!!!!

  2. freddyg says:

    Congrats Mr. Ingham !! I wonder what his diet is, he’s in great shape !!!!

  3. Cat says:

    Great work, you should be proud, you certainly make us all very proud. Watching the video really gives us a chance to feel like we were there so thanks also to Mr. Phillips.

  4. pebblebeach says:

    Good Job Skipper…

  5. cocoa says:

    I hope I can move like that when I reach his age! Very Good.

  6. Ace Boy #45 says:

    I used to do Muay-thai up at Skipper’s school on King Street….that man is a BEAST!

    He would lead 90-minute cardio sessions…I was only 23 at the time, in decent shape, and I’d be DEAD by the end of it, while he’d still be there without even having broke a sweat.


  7. MinorMatters says:

    Just Amazing and an Inspiration to us all! Persistence and Perseverance Pays Off…Well done Mr. Ingham.