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Monday, January 30, 2012

GREAT COVERAGE OF WOMEN BOXERS HEADED TO OLYMPICS 2012

NPR Series on Women Boxers

It's starting to happen....we're starting to see media coverage and excitement building towards the 2012 Olympics inclusion of women boxers.  Above is Part One of a series. The first segment is called "I am a Boxer: Fighter in the Ring, Lady Outside It," and it aired on Morning Edition.

WNYC website article on women boxing

See this article on women boxers on WNYC's website

And.......

New York Times Magazine piece on women boxers, Sunday, January 29, 2012
Sue Jaye Johnson’s video and photo essay, Bout Time in The New York Times Magazine section was also published yesterday and is  fantastic.

1 comment:

Joel Stottlemire said...

I've always thought that women boxers and mixed martial artists in the media is very empowering for women. I have a 13 year old daughter and I'd like every boy on the planet to be concerned that she's going to throw them in an arm bar and break something if they get out of line. IMHO.

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