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Biofile Love  | read this item

Biofile Love

  Over the years I have received some surprise praises and compliments from readers and also Biofile interview subjects. Here are a few samples… Hello, Just spent the morning reading trough your biofiles page and enjoyed it tremendously….what a way to while away half a day. With the Ipad age its even more interesting as […]

Biofile with Joe Frazier  | read this item

Biofile with Joe Frazier

Status: Former World Heavyweight champion and 1964 Olympic gold medalist. His final ring record is 32-4-1, 27 KO’s. Ht: 5-11 1/2 Wt: 215 DOB: January 12, 1944 In: Beaufort, South Carolina Childhood Hero: “My father (Ruben).” Hobbies/Interests: “CB radios – at one time. Shooting guns, rifles, at targets.” Nicknames: “Billy, Billy Boy – family names.” […]

Biofile with Oscar De La Hoya  | read this item

Biofile with Oscar De La Hoya

Status: Six-time world champion boxer and 1992 Olympic gold medalist. Ht: 5-11 Wt: 154 DOB: February 4, 1973 In: Los Angeles, CA Childhood Heroes: “Alexis Arguello, Ray Leonard and Julio Cesar Chavez.” Age Started Boxing: “Seven.” Hobbies/Interests: “Golf. One thing about golf, you can never be too good. It’s a challenge, the patience, the frustration. […]

Mysterious Odlanier Solis Will Not Look Into Champ Vitali Klitschko's Eyes  | read this item

Mysterious Odlanier Solis Will Not Look Into Champ Vitali Klitschko’s Eyes

A lot of people do not have great expectations for this Saturdays Vitali Klitschko WBC Heavyweight title defense against #1 contender Odlanier Solis. But I am intrigued by this match-up. The general consensus is that Solis is just another fat heavyweight lining up for a handout payday from the kingpin. But Solis is a different […]

Biofile with Bruce Jenner  | read this item

Biofile with Bruce Jenner

Status: 1976 Olympic gold medalist in the decathlon. 1972 Olympian. Ht: 6-2 Wt: 195 DOB: October 28, 1949 In: Mount Kisco, NY Childhood Heroes: “Joe Namath, Bob Matthias, Jim Thorpe, Rafer Johnson, Milt Campbell, Bill Toomey – all the decathlon guys who went before me and won it. To me, it was the toughest thing […]

New York City Marathon contender Arata Fujiwara Inspired By Boxing  | read this item

New York City Marathon contender Arata Fujiwara Inspired By Boxing

It’s New York City Marathon week here in New York City and while doing a Biofile with Japanese competitor Arata Fujiwara, an unexpected reference to boxing was mentioned. When asked to name his favorite runners that he likes to watch, the 29-year-old Fujiwara, the winner of the Ottawa Marathon this year, answered that it was […]

Biofile with Elena Dementieva  | read this item

Biofile with Elena Dementieva

Status: 2008 Olympic gold medalist retired this week at the WTA Tour Championships in Doha. She won 16 career ATP singles titles. Reached a career high #3 ranking in April 2009. Ht: 5-11 Wt: 141 DOB: October 15th, 1981 In: Moscow, Russia. Tennis Inspiration: “My mom was the person that I admire all my life. […]

Biofile with Audley Harrison  | read this item

Biofile with Audley Harrison

Status: Heavyweight challenger takes on WBA champ David Haye in November in London. 2000 Olympic gold medalist. European Heavyweight champion. Record is 27-4 (20 KO’s). Ht: 6-5 Wt: 250 DOB: October 26, 1971 In: London, England Boxing Inspirations: “Marvin Hagler, Muhummad Ali. Myself – I mean, I’ve always been a big hero for myself. I’ve […]

Biofile with Angelo Taylor  | read this item

Biofile with Angelo Taylor

Status: 2000 and 2008 Olympic gold medalist in the 400 hurdles. Ht: 6-2 Wt: 185 DOB: December 29, 1978 In: Albany, GA Track Inspiration: “Of course, Edwin Moses, coming up. Carl Lewis. Michael Johnson.” Nicknames: “Just Lo. Everybody calls me Lo.” First Track Memory: “1984 Olympic Games. I was watching on TV – Carl Lewis […]

Biofile with Mike Richards  | read this item

Biofile with Mike Richards

  Status: Philadelphia Flyers center and team captain. 2010 Olympic gold medalist with Team Canada. Ht: 5-11 Wt: 195 DOB: February 11, 1985 In: Kenora, Ontario First Hockey Memory: “Just skating on the outdoor rinks at home. Learning to skate with my dad holding me up or pushing the chairs for balance on the outdoor […]

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