Lifetime of mastery: Bellingham man ranked No. 1 in masters Judo
At 78 years old, Bellingham resident Ralph Bajema took a long journey to get to the top of his category in Judo.
Bajema is ranked No. 1 in the 73-kilogram, m10 division of Masters Judo by USA Judo, the sport’s national governing body. The m10 division is the highest in masters judo.