John Rivera is originally from Trenton, NJ. He’s been training in martial arts for more than 30 years in Northern Shaolin Kung Fu (Bao Shu Fang Lian Kung Fu Taji Silat of Princeton), Tang Soo Do (Lee’s Tang Soo Do Academy) and Tae Kwon Do (Kyum Karate). He relocated to Coconut Creek, Florida 3 years ago and began training in Choy Lah Fut (Lee Koon Hung Choy Lah Fut), Muy Thai Kickboxing and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (Main HQ's American Top Team).
John works for Anodyne Medical Device, Inc. as Lead Supervisor in the RF Welding Department.
John Rivera represented the USA at the World Championship Games in Cancun, Mexico. The competition was between Mexico and the USA. The competition took place March 14, 2009 at the Crown Resort Hotel (Cancun, Mexico). John performed in traditional kata, musical kata, open kata, traditional weapons and the Main Event Full Contact Muy Thai Kickboxing. He won Five Gold Medals.
Revgear is inspired by fighters like you, John!