First, I would like to thank my senior kung-fu brothers. Although only a couple of you have trained longer than me, without you I could not have learned from your mistakes and avoided the many pitfalls that kept you from becoming as skilled as me.
Second, I would like to thank my peers. Although in skill I am without peer, if it was not for Fred and Dave I would not have a true measure of how much better I am for the time I have invested compared to the average student. Thank you guys for letting me know I am exceptional.
Third, I would like to thank the junior students. I am glad that my example of excellence continues to inspire you and realize that although you will likely never reach my level, in striving to be like me you can certainly surpass your other classmates.
Fourth, I would like to thank my Sifu. Without Trevor, there would be no Dojo Chattanooga for me to showcase my talents.
Last, I would like to thank Tsui Sheung Ting. It was early in my training that I noticed his mistakes in the First Set that I realized what I prodigy I truly was.
So this Thanksgiving Day I do not mow lawns, I do not bake cup cakes, but I reflect with a full heart how each of you has contributed to my kung-fu life.