Adolescent Warriors

Final Round Warior

That's supposed to be another tourist attraction in Bangkok. However after getting there I realized that is something more then Muaythai circus served to the tourists on Phuket o other places in Bangkok. The competition itself took for hours, those few tourist that arrived to Lumpinee Stadium left only after an hour. Then there was only me and those really involved in the competition: coaches, judges, local spectators and the adolescent warriors themselves. There was a strange mixture of passion, joy, disappointment and anger in the air. There was blood, sweet but now tears. I felt it was for real and I knew I have to take some photographs and at least try to capture the atmosphere of this event. I didn't realize how fast those 4 hours flew. I was totally taken by the atmosphere and adrenaline.

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