In 2001 she made her presence known at the national and world levels when she won three prestigious titles. She won the Black Belt Kata World Championship contested in Columbus, OH as well as the Black Belt Kata and Sparring U.S. Open Championships held in Indiana and the Black Belt Self Defense National Championship at the USA Nationals in Erie, PA.
The following year, Kebort won the Continuous Sparring Grand National Championship in Rhode Island and became a lifetime member of the Black Belt World Bureau.
2009 saw Christina capture the Master Black Belt Kata and Sparring World Championships in Ohio.
Kebort won back-to-back Master Black Belt Kata and Sparring Championships in 2013 and 2014 making her a seven-time world titlist.
She received the Who’s Who in the Martial Arts Elite Women’s Budo Warrior Award in 2018 and the Martial Arts University Women’s Warrior Hall of Honor Award in 2019.
In 2020, Kebort achieved her eight and ninth world titles when she won gold medals in both Master Black Belt Sparring and Kata at the 44th Battle of Columbus (OH).
2020 also brought a host of decorations for Kebort. She received the Arnold Legend of Martial Arts Hall of Honor Master Instructor Dedication Award and the American Martial Arts Alliance Who’s Who of Martial Arts Legends Award. She became an inductee in the Universal Martial Arts Hall of Fame as the 2020 Woman of the Year, and she was featured in the Universal Martial Arts Hall of Fame Yearbook and the Martial Arts Masters and Pioneers Book along with Chuck Norris..
Kebort, born in 1977, is a 1996 graduate of Jamestown High School. She is employed as a paraprofessional at Love School and is also on the staff at the Winifred Crawford Dibert Boys and Girls Club of Jamestown in addition to her work as a certified karate instructor with Kebort’s Karate Tigers at the Jamestown YMCA. She donated a kidney in 2018 in honor of her brother, Bill, who had died of kidney failure two years earlier.