Estrada, Shawn 2012-04-06
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Interviewee Name: Shawn Estrada
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Date: April 06, 2012
Location: Lubbock, Texas
Interviewer: Daniel Sanchez
Background, Born in Los Angeles, Family history, Closeness of family, Getting started with boxing, Uncle Alan was role model, Stepping into gym at thirteen, Training hard with father, Traveling, Has learned to appreciate his travels, Culture shock, Making Olympic team, Could not make Olympic team, Joined Mexican national boxing tea, Finally made United States Olympic team after coming back to U.S., After making the Olympic team, Qualifier in Guatemala, 2008 Olympic games in Beijing, Father’s death, Father as trainer, Entering all the tournaments, “Key of boxing is to hit and not get hit”, Father was disciplinarian, Differences between amateurs and pros, Amateurs do not have to worry about winning or losing, Have to stay disciplined, healthy, Watching what he eats, Bobby Lee’s opinion on Shawn, How they met, Nutrition concerns, Training concerns, Bobby Lee continued, Training ranch, Distractions, Women, Lubbock, Texas is growing on him, Learning from training camp, Politics, Had experience working with district attorneys, Getting younger people involved in campaigns, Last remarks, Feels very lucky, Would not allow his daughter to box
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