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Men have boxed in the Olympic games since the ancient Greeks adopted the sport more than two thousand years ago. Women, never. That changes this year, when women enter the Olympic boxing ring for the first time.
||CleanGo For It! Life Lessons From Girl Boxers: Women Box Podcast from WNYC||In the 7th episode of the Women Box podcast , we bring you Go For It: Life Lessons From Girl Boxers, co-hosted by actor Rosie Perez. The hour-long special chronicles a year in the lives of the groundbreaking women (including 17-year old Claressa Sh||8/10/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTeen Contender Claressa Shields: Women Box Podcast from WNYC||In the 6th episode of the Women Box podcast , 16-year old Claressa Shields tells the story of her journey from high school junior in Flint, MI, to Spokane, WA for the first US Olympic Team Trials for women boxers. In the 6th episode of the Women Box||2/27/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanOut of the Red Corner ... The Winners: Women Box Podcast from WNYC||The fifth episode of the Women Box podcast tells the story of the final days of the Olympic Team Trials for women's boxing in Spokane, WA. It also includes well-wishes and a warning from professional fighter Christy Martin, the only woman ever to land o||2/20/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanOn Losing Winners: Women Box from WNYC||In the fourth episode of the Women Box podcast, we spend some time with boxers who have trained for years to compete in the U.S. Olympic Team Trials and have dreamed for years of going to the 2012 Games in London. Boxers train their bodies to fight and||2/18/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanChance to Win, Risk of Loss: Women Box from WNYC||The third episode of the Women Box podcast includes news of Baltimore boxer Tyrieshia Douglas' first loss, knocking her into the challengers bracket at the first ever women's boxing Olympic Team Trials. 16-year old Claressa Shields fights again. In her p||2/15/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe First Night and the First Time: Women Box from WNYC||In the second episode of the Women Box podcast, 16-year old Claressa Shields of Flint, Michigan fights Franchon Crews of Baltimore, Maryland, ranked number one in the country. Shields goes into the fight with calm and confidence and beats the more experi||2/14/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFighters Past and Present: Women Box from WNYC||The first episode of the Women Box podcast, includes words of wisdom and some historical perspective from pioneering women boxers, including Lucia Rijker. And we bring you the life story of flyweight boxer Tyrieshia Douglas, as told by Tyrieshia Douglas||2/13/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSubscribe to the Women Box Podcast||Men have boxed in the Olympic games since the ancient Greeks adopted the sport more than two thousand years ago. Women, never. That changes this year. In February, 24 fighters will compete to make the very first US Olympic women’s boxing team. Three||2/6/2012||Free||View in iTunes|