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featuring speaker Virginia Fuchs, American flyweight boxer and southpaw, former Olympic team captain for USA Boxing.
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Virginia Fuchs is an American flyweight boxer and southpaw from Houston, Texas, and a former Olympic team captain for USA Boxing. She was ranked #3 in the world. On April 9, 2022, Ginny aka “Capt’n Fuchs” makes her debut as a pro boxer on the Toprank card in Costa Mesa, CA.
Fuchs holds a bachelor’s degree in kinesiology from LSU and tried out boxing her sophomore year of college as a way to stay in shape. She trained for just one year before winning her first bout.
After she started entering boxing tournaments, her stock quickly rose and she qualified for the 2012 Olympic Trials. Virginia ultimately finished fourth in the Olympic Trails which fueled her drive to reach the 2016 Olympics in Brazil, and competed in the 2021 Olympics in Tokyo.
A winner of multiple tournaments, Fuchs has also been a finalist in the 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 U.S. Nationals and Champion of the 2016, 2017, and 2018 U.S. Nationals. Olympic boxing trials in October 2015.
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