Dure Chang

USA Taekwondo

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Nickname: "Chang"
Height: 5-3
Birthplace: Seoul, Korea
High School: Inchun Kored '82
Dojang: United Taekwondo Academy

Hobbies: speed ice skating, downhill skiing, bowling and hiking

Family: son Nathan is a national poomsae champion

Favorite Foods: all Korean food

Favorite Athlete: Grand Master An Jae Yoon

Favorite Movies: action movies

Favorite Music: country

Favorite Country Visited for Competition: Egypt

Did You Know?: Dure is a 6th Dan Kukkiwon...she served on the Kukkiwon International Advisory Committee from 2008-09...she is the current Alaska State Martial Arts Commission President...in 2009 she received a letter of commendation from Kukkiwon...she is a professor at the University of Anchorage Alaska...she is the owner of United Taekwondo Academy...she was the 1973 speed skating champion in the Korean state of Pa-Ju.


MAJOR COMPETITION RESULTS
2010 
Korea Open: GOLD
2010  U.S. National Poomsae A Team Member (1st Masters)
(did not compete at World Championships)
2010 
U.S. National Poomsae Team Trials (1st Masters): 1st

2009  U.S. National Poomsae Team Member
2009 
World Poomsae Championships: SILVER
2009  U.S. Open Poomsae Championships: GOLD
2009  U.S. National Poomsae Team Trials: 1st

2008  U.S. National Poomsae Team Member
2008 
World Poomsae Championships: BRONZE
2008  U.S. National Poomsae Team Trials: 1st

2007  U.S. National Poomsae Team Member
2007 
World Poomsae Championships: SILVER
2007  U.S. National Poomsae Team Trials: 1st

2006  U.S. National Poomsae Team Trials: 1st

1982  Women Pro Taekwondo Championship (Feather): GOLD

1981  Women Pro Taekwondo Championship (Feather): GOLD

1979  Seoul Korea Chung Hyo Championship: GOLD

last updated 10/6/10