Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Sizzling Sixties BC boxing

Boxing BC, The Sixties: by Brian Zelley

From the 1960 Golden Gloves to the
action in 1969, the sizzling sixties
provided many interesting moments
in the ring from the likes of 1960
Golden Boy Alan Curtis  to 1969
Golden Boy Neil Knight Of Seattle.
                Brian Zelley     1968   Neil Knight                          

The above video starts with a photo
from a mid sixties golden gloves show
in Washington with some well known
Stan Smith, Freddy Fuler, Elio Ius,
Clint Page and Bert Lowes.

                    Fuller, Findlay, Wylie,
                   Zelley, Lawson, Walters.
                   Gamble, Scott, Lindmoser

Photo two is a Newcastle Boxing club
photo in 1964 with some of the early
boxers for the Nanaimo based club 
formed in 1963 by George Nepper.
Boxers include:
Leo Rock, Chris Balatti, Gilles, Leon and
Roger Nepper and Brian Zelley.

Photo three is a photo of boxer Freddy
Fuller with his coaches while a member
of the East Vancouver Optimists boxing
club.  Coaches are Fred Fuller and
Larry Harris.

Then comes Bert Lowes, some group
photos folowed by heavyweight Jack Meda.
Some others in single poses include:
Dave Wylie, Mike Lazare, Roger Adolph,
Frank Scott, Fred Desrosiers, Jimmy
McMillan and coach Harry Twist. 

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