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Nicholas Zappas
Nicholas Zappas
Nicholas Zappas is an entrepreneur located in Dana Point, California. He is the Founder and Owner of Peaceful Warrior Jiu Jitsu and fitness as well as Lion Shield Protection. He has a degree from the University of Phoenix. Nicholas has experience as an EMT, lifeguard, and business owner. In his free time Nicholas is a mental and physical health advocate for first responders and makes donations to numerous charities and the sober community. He is also a volunteer assistant wrestling coach at Dana Hills high school. During his athletic career, he received a silver medal in the Jiu Jitsu World League. Nicholas was an amateur bodybuilder winning 5th place at an NPC competition in Los Angeles. Now, Nicholas enjoys spending his time surfing, being involved in multiple martial arts, snowboarding, scuba diving, and providing support to veterans.
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