As the story has it, one day I headed to the opposite side of the globe – the Flipside. I arrived in Korea on February 16th, 2005 and thought I’d do a year, then leave. I went from being some random foreign girl to taking on labels I never imagined – university professor, film extra, professional boxer, reality TV star, CEO of my own girls-only fitness company (Flipside Fitness), CEO of my own boxing club (Hulk's Club, formerly known as Hulk's Boxing), and now I'm launching my 3rd business -- Empowered Clubhouse.

After 11.5yrs in Korea, I then picked up one day and returned to Toronto, Canada. But then I left again. This time it was for the Philippines. That's where I am now, living in the land of the happy people. The struggles are real and the struggles are many but I'm living life on my terms, I'm calling the shots, and I'm doing what I love. Life is an amazing adventure and this is my story of yesterday.

Saturday, May 07, 2016

Intense Training and Due Respect for an Awesome Man

Saturdays are for killing ourselves out at High Park.
We purposely took this pic to try to grab sight of all the police here.  I guess with the cherry blossoms supposedly in bloom, which they're really not, the city sent an excess of police to control the masses here.  No cherry blossoms really in bloom but the place was super busy... busy with both spectators and police.
After training we eat.  
And then we suffer from a mix between overdosing on training and food coma.
After not really successfully recovering from today's training, I then had to get dolled up.
My former coach, Egerton Marcus, was being inducted into the Ontario Boxing Hall of Fame so a solid group of us plus many more headed out to witness this special event.
They had a full amateur boxing tournament before the ceremony but Egerton being inducted was all I had come there for.  He's such an amazing coach, such a wicked person, and he was such a talented, talented boxer too.

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