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“Boxing Gym” Premieres on PBS Thursday, June 16, 2011

Boxing Gym was shot in Lord’s Gym in Austin, Texas, founded more than twenty years ago by Richard Lord, a former professional boxer. The gym is an American “melting pot.” The people training at the gym are men and women from all social classes — an Internet billionaire, doctors, professional fighters, lawyers, hairdressers, accountants, plumbers, electricians, college and grammar school students, district attorneys, people recently released from jail, the judge who sentenced them, graduate students in Chinese history, young mothers (married and unmarried) and their babies, recent Cuban and Mexican immigrants, white and black fathers and their sons and daughters, people of many races, ethnicities and ages boxing and working out together in an amicable and collaborative way.

Source: PBS

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