Thursday, November 05, 2009
NOVA SCOTIA AMATEUR BOXING
BOXING NOVA SCOTIA
Throughout the long history of boxing, Nova Scotia has paid a significant role
through Boxing Nova Scotia and Boxing Canada - some leaders over the years include
RICHARD (Dick) MACLEAN and TAYLOR GORDON and many others.
In actual boxing competition, there have many boxers over the decades such as
Rickey Anderson, Buddy Askri, Raymond Downey, Dave Downey,
Darell Flint, Wayne Gordon, Joey Laviolette, Carroll Morgan and Randall Thompson
. THE GORDON FAMI:Y.
For many years Taylor Gordon has been a fixture of Nova Scotia Boxing and
a Team Canada Boxing Coach, but there was a time when Taylor was just an
ordinary amateur boxer when he was stationed in the Esquimalt region of
Greater Victoria in British Columbia when he participated in the 1963 BC Golden Gloves.
In 1964, he would also appear in the corner of the Canadian Navy boxers fighting
in the London Boxing Club hosted cards in Victoria.
A quick buzz: