Icaro Nascimento Kyokushin karate athlete.
How did you develop your fondness for karate?
I started karate at 9 years old just for health reasons because the doctor recommended me. After all, I was overweight then I stopped training at 11 years old and then I returned with 16 years of training, and then I started competing and winning the championship.
What drew you to Karate out of all other sports?
I love fights so how this style of karate is pure contact this for me is the perfect sport.
At what age did you start learning karate?
I started at 9 years old.
What is your style and what rank do you currently hold in karate?
My karate style is Kyokushin karate (IKO1) I was elected the best Kyokushin athlete in Brazil in 2019.
What was the highest prize you won?
My biggest prize the young lion trophy at the 12th Kyokushin karate world in Japan in 2019.