The Toughest Teen in the World

Olympic Gold Medalist Claressa Shields On Her Life of Boxing

May 3, 2015

Claressa Shields is one of the highest ranked fighters in the world. At the age of 17 she became the first American to win gold in Olympic Women's Boxing. To date, she has more than fifty victories and only one loss. So what's it like to be one of the toughest teen fighters in the world? Charles Monroe-Kane called Claressa to find out.



Ms. Shields, you are NOW and forward one of MY American sheroes! I've posted your NPR interview on my FB Timeline, encouraging OTHERS to know your name. Stay encouraged, MY AMERICAN shero!