Going Viral: La Jolla Jiu Jitsu instructor Clark Gracie joins ‘ridiculously photogenic’ meme

This is one of the many Internet memes of La Jolla Jiu Jitsu instructor Clark Gracie (left) which refer to him as the ‘Ridiculously Photogenic Jiu Jitsu Guy.’ The photo was taken at a Jui Jitsu tournament in New York.

A La Jolla Jiu Jitsu teacher and champion fighter is the center of the latest Internet time-kill, the series of “ridiculously photogenic” memes. These memes are superimposed on photos of people who look great in situations where they typically wouldn’t and include a joke, funny comment or fake caption. Clark Gracie, who teaches Jiu Jitsu at the La Jolla Sports Club, joins a ridiculously photogenic marathon runner and a ridiculously photogenic surgery girl in these widespread memes — with Gracie being known as the Ridiculously Photogenic Jiu Jitsu Guy. By being photographed looking great mid-action during a Jiu Jitsu match, Gracie has since made appearances on “Good Morning America,” where he said of his ability to look good under pressure: “I try to stay pretty relaxed and not get overheated during the tournament.” Some of the more popular captions for the photo include: “Doesn’t need a triangle choke, to take your breath away” and “Locks up your arm, and your heart.”

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Posted by Ashley Mackin on Apr 7, 2013. Filed under Community, Life, Sports. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can skip to the end and leave a response. Pinging is currently not allowed.

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