Thursday, April 19, 2012

My Fifteen Minutes (actually, about an hour)

Boxing is a somewhat solitary pursuit: you hit the bags alone, you shadowbox by yourself in the mirror. At a famous gym like Gleason's, you do your own thing and the limelight is everywhere, from pictures of famous pros on the wall to a television camera following you around. An artist sits ringside and sketches you. I've never had so much attention in my life. And it continues tomorrow: you can watch part of my clinic Friday from 11am to about noon at gfl.tv Click on Gleason's Gym Cam and be a part of the action! Oh, and today I was christened by trainer Jackie Atkins with my first boxing moniker: "Lean and Mean." It's a keeper.

2 comments:

  1. a lean and mean boxing machine! love it! i missed the broadcast, will it be archived anywhere?

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  2. The camera was pointed in the wrong direction (it's mounted on the wall). My husband said he saw me about noon taking a picture of a dog, which was not really what he sent me to NY for.

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