Boxer Mike en­joys dream trip to USA

Runcorn & Widnes Weekly News - - Theguide -

KINGSWAY Box­ing Club boxer Mike McCart­ney was se­lected to rep­re­sent the Mersey­side and Cheshire Ama­teur Box­ing As­so­ci­a­tion on a trip to the USA.

He was amongst a group of box­ers cho­sen from across the re­gion who vis­ited Louisville, Ken­tucky – the birth­place and the fi­nal rest­ing place of the leg­endary Muham­mad Ali.

In ad­di­tion to a num­ber of sight­see­ing ex­cur­sions, Mike was also able to par­tic­i­pate in sev­eral train­ing ses­sions dur­ing this once in a life­time ex­pe­ri­ence.

He has now re­turned to Kingsway Box­ing Club where he has been happy to share his ex­pe­ri­ences with his club­mates.

Kingsway Box­ing Club train at Op­ti­mum Fit­ness Gym ev­ery Mon­day, Wed­nes­day and Fri­day evenings from 6.30pm un­til 8pm. New starters with an in­ter­est in box­ing com­pet­i­tively are wel­come to come along to one of the club’s new starter nights on the first Fri­day of ev­ery month. ●

Mike McCart­ney (front) with his fel­low box­ers and coaches at Kingsway Box­ing Club in Widnes; (left) Mike McCart­ney at the fi­nal rest­ing place of the great Muham­mad Ali.

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