As a former three-time opponent of Wayne Boyce
in 1967 and 1968, it is easy to remember Wayne's
excellence in the ring. But, beyond active competition,
WAYNE BOYCE also was a boxing coach at
the ASTORIA BOXING CLUB in Vancouver, BC.
In 1967 Wayne was the 1967 Featherweight Champion
of Canada and earned a spot on the Canadian
1967 Pan Am Games boxing team.
(photo provided by Tommy Boyce)
A FAMILY AFFAIR - ASTORIA and the BOYCE FAMILY
The full story of Wayne is to go back and see that boxing
was a family affair. Following involvement with the
Hastings Community Centre boxing club and the
Pat O'Reilly family, Walter Boyce and sons Tommy and
Wayne Boyce, along with Johnny Creanza formed
the Astoria Boxing Club in 1966 in the basement of the Astoria Hotel.
Astoria Boxing Club, Vancouver, BC
THE SIXTIES BC BOXING
NEWS: For 2018, Wayne Boyce, Bob Decker, Brian Zelley, Clarke McLellan
and Dave Wylie are early nominees for the British Columbia Amateur Bpxing
Hall of Fame.
The above four images represent four of us active in 1967 and 1968 Golden Gloves
in Vancouver, Seattle, Tacoma and Portland.Brian Zelley, Ray Lampkin, Wayne Boyce and Frank Scott. Lampkin was 1967 BC Golden Boy runner up and 1968 BC Golden Boy.
Video includes Brian and Wayne forj 2018.
Video about the Astoria Boxing Club.