Stunning supermodel Gigi Hadid worked up a sweat boxing at a legendary New York gym – in HIGH HEELS.
Gleason’s Gym, the oldest boxing gymnasium in New York, will move from its address on the Brooklyn waterfront next month. It is moving only a block away, but the relocation leaves behind an era’s worth of sweat and grime that has accumulated in this temple to the sweet science.
A conversation with Gleason’s Gym owner Bruce Silverglade inside his new space at 130 Water St. in DUMBO.
Young boxers in New York City took lessons from a nontraditional coach on Thursday, when Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visited Gleason’s Gym in Brooklyn.
Gleason’s Gym has forged a legion of the greatest world champions, appeared in multiple Academy Award-winning films and taught the likes of J-Lo and Usher how to fight.
Here is the release Gleason’s sent out:
Results from the International Master’s World Championships last Saturday
Thanks to a nice turn out from around the World, we crowned eleven Champions at the 2016 International Master’s World Championships.
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A recent afternoon at Gleason’s Gym in Dumbo offered the unusual sight: musician
Dan Barrett in the ring, up against the ropes and working his hands, sending
sonorous notes from his cello into the combative clamor of the worldfamous
This place is an anachronism in the fight game. The definition of that big word is, “a person or a thing that is chronologically out of place. Misplacing of persons, events, objects, or customs in regard to each other.” This is exactly what you see when you walk into this gym.
A robbery at knifepoint changed Sonya Lamonakis’ life forever. It was the moment that scared her into joining a boxing gym. “It’s just that I didn’t know what to do and I immediately froze,” Lamonakis says of that day in 2002.
Bruce Silverglade has been holding the fort for boxing in Brooklyn since he bought Gleason’s Gym 25 years ago. Shortly after buying the gym, he opened an arena a block away to provide a place for boxers who trained at the gym to ply their trade.