Your Friendly Neighborhood Update

Bridgeport Trainee Has Eyes on the Olympics


Bridgeport has long seen itself as a breeding ground for pugilists. The hardscrabble neighborhood has seen locals like Tony "The Rock" LaRosa, Mike Jankovic and Frank "Timebomb" Scalise develop into professional fighters of various acclaim. You can add to the list Kristin Gearhart who trains at the Chicago Boxing Club on 35th & Halsted. Here the up and coming Geahart talks about her Olympic hopes with NPR radio.

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