Kickboxer wanting to travel to Thai champs
All Te Puke kickboxer Emma Diprosewants this Christmas is to be able to fight in Thailand.
Emma has the opportunity to represent New Zealand at the World Kickboxing Association (WKA) Asia-pacific Championships in Bangkok in March.
The 18 year old is seeking community support to raise the $3337 each athlete in the team needs to find to travel and compete.
Emma is amember of the Red Dragon Thai boxing gym in Pa¯pa¯moa and is trained by Brent Maharey.
She started kickboxing three years ago and had her first fight in August 2016.
She holds the Thai Boxing Associationnew Zealand junior welterweight (65-67kg) North Island 2017 title and her fight record is eight wins, two losses.
Emma has just completed her final year at Te Puke High School where shewas involved inmultiple sporting codes.
She has lived in Te Puke all her life and attended both Te Puke Primary and Te Puke Intermediate schools.
Any support or contribution from the community would be gratefully appreciated.
Emma can be contacted at em[email protected]
She has opened a bank account to fundraise for the trip: 02-0452-0005742-000 or donations can be dropped into the Te Puke National Party office or Te Puke Florist.
Te Puke Kickboxer Emma Diprose is looking for assistance to get her to the World Kickboxing Association Asia-pacific Championships in Bangkok.