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Women's Boxing

Friday, February 10, 2012

Boxer Claressa Shields, a 16-year old girl from Flint, Michigan, whose is set on getting to the 2012 Olympics, and her coach, Jason Crutchfield, and and former pro fighter Christy Halbert talk about the sport of boxing and the field of women boxers. They will be appearing at the Greene Space event, “Women Box: Fighting to Make History,” on February 10.

Sue Jay Johnson
Claressa Shields, 16-year-old boxer and Olympic hopeful
Sue Jay Johnson
Claressa Shields, 16-year-old boxer and Olympic hopeful
Sue Jay Johnson
Claressa Shields, 16-year-old boxer and Olympic hopeful
Sue Jay Johnson
Claressa Shields, 16-year-old boxer and Olympic hopeful
Sue Jay Johnson
Claressa Shields, 16-year-old boxer and Olympic hopeful
Sue Jay Johnson
Claressa Shields, 16-year-old boxer and Olympic hopeful

Guests:

Claressa Shields, Jason Crutchfield and Christy Halbert

Comments [3]

Amy from Manhattan

What about health concerns for boxers, girls or boys, who are so young?

Feb. 10 2012 12:58 PM
tom LI

Is there any possible issues that female boxers face that males don't or vice versa...re; head injuries, etc...?

Feb. 10 2012 12:53 PM
Sharon from UES

Brian,

Please let Claressa Shields know we are rooting for her. She is an inspiration to girls and teenagers everywhere. Behind all her athleticism there is something bigger, conviction, determination and inspiration. She is dreaming big and making it real.

Feb. 10 2012 12:51 PM

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