A 1978 story about overcoming a disabling injury
 Combat Magazine page about Hapkido
1966
JD read in the Tao of Jeet Kune Do that Bruce Lee "Specialized in not specializing"
Here are just a few of many early years sports and martial arts clippings.
 
1971
After wrestling his Jr. year with torn cartilage and losing in the Finals, JD then had to wrestle his JV team mate for 3rd place. JD gave everything in the Finals, had nothing left and was beaten by the JV.
1969  9th grade District Wrestling Champions of Southern OR.
JD is back row 2nd from left at 157 lbs.                       The Daily Courier