Honorees 5th Annual Shadow League Awards Honorees (from left to right): Bernard Hopkins, Ana Julaton, Gus Johnson, and Dawn Staley (not shown) “Fil-Am boxer Ana Julaton receives Trailblazer Award from The Shadow League: ‘To be a Filipino is empowering’” by GMA News
Another week done. Are you still working? Are you resting? Time flies and sometimes it feels like there is just not enough time in a day. When life starts to feel like that, it may be time to “let go” and regroup. Recovery during training camps became a discipline. Beyond the ice baths, nap sessions, […]
Happy Filipino-American History Month (FAHM)! FAHM was first recognized statewide in California, 2006. A few years later, Congress passed a resolution in November (2009) to recognize October as FAHM nationwide. Every year, Filipino communities from coast to coast celebrate its heritage. I’ve seen major streets of San Francisco and New York close down […]
As a female boxer, I am often asked, “Why aren’t there women boxing on TV?” or I’ll get sympathy remarks like, “America should support women boxers….” I’ve dealt with the same conversation for the past 10 years.
Being a woman in this era, the era of breakthroughs; where you have the “Robin Roberts“, the “Danica Patricks”, the “Serena Williams“, etc.; I’m talking about women who STAND OUT. Women who tear down the “invisible” barriers society separates men and women in. It’s about getting respect and in boxing, it’s no different.