Kick­boxer want­ing to travel to Thai champs

Te Puke Times - - NEWS -

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.

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