Youngest U.S. Olympic Boxer

by TSGal on Tue, July 24th, 2012 at 5:00 pm


Yesterday in the blog, we met the oldest competitor for this year’s Summer Olympics.  Now, it’s time to meet one of the youngest!  Just a few months ago, Claressa “T-Rex” Shields from Flint, Michigan was having a water balloon fight on her 17th birthday, and soon she’ll be the youngest female boxer fighting for a gold medal in the London Olympics.  This is the first time in history that women are competing in boxing.  Check out this teaser for T-Rex’s documentary, and help support the making of the film through kickstarter.

How impressive!  Wishing her the best of luck in this Summer’s Games!

~TSGal

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