Episode 3 of BJJ Hacks TV features just one athlete: young Checkmat star Jackson Sousa. The 24 year old from Rio de Janeiro began his Jiu-Jitsu journey in the favela of Cantagalo, famous as the home of fellow world champion and BJJ legend Fernando ‘Terere’.
In this video we find out about Jackson’s story and how jiu-jitsu helped save him from the dangers in the favela that cost the lives of friends and neighbours.
This video was supported by Tatami Fightwear
Video by Hywel Teague