#Christmas wishlist “Special Boxing” by Dominique Vautrin
A book: “Boxing Scenes” by Elie Robert-Nicoud, at Stock
«Boxing is not a sport. It is an identity made of pain, light, redemption, poverty, glory, defeat. It is a genre in the same way as film noir or jazz…”
Price: 18.50 euros
A film: “The Set-up”, by Robert Wise, released in 1949. (“We won tonight”, French title)
The story of Thompson, a finished boxer, worn out by the ring that has only a succession of defeats behind it. However, he decided to try one last match against a much younger star boxer who was Tiger Nelson..
Price: 2.99 in VOD and from 6 euros on DVD
A music: “Going the distance“by Bill Conti,
Magical moment of the movie “Rocky” where he stands up in the 14th round under Adrian’s eyes coming out of the locker room.
youtube link: https://youtu.be/PNaTy5K4Pr0
Price: To listen and watch without moderation for free on Youtube.
An object: A pair of “Winning” gloves, handmade in Japan, unfortunately you can’t find them in France.
Price: From 300 to 400 euros
A Room: the ” “.Gleason’s Gym“» à Dumbo, Brooklynthe mythical hall of New York! Professional boxing school is the school of suffering and perfect technique. There are also legendary coaches like Hector Roca or Leon Moore. Boxers from all over the world come to train and prepare.
A Store: the “Superare Fight Shop” at 131 Orchard Street in Brooklyn, We find all the brands ( Cleto Reyes, Grant, Winning…) a paradise for boxers. We also find very cool clothes. Very good reputation, very good reception and much lower prices than in France.
A mug: “Lights Out” Boxing Mug
Price: 9.89 on www.zulily.com
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