Stephanie ‘Rib Cracker’ Astill

Story by Steph Astill

On 11th June I took on the challenge of boxing in a Pink Collar Boxing match to raise money for Victim Support.

The eight-week training was intense. I progressed from pad work to sparring in the ring, which boosted my confidence and motivated me to start going to the gym.

I set myself small goals and as the weeks went by I was buzzing and felt accomplished.

Fight night was at Bramall Lane, and I was ready to go! There were three rounds of two minutes. The feeling of walking up to the ring was surreal. It may have been a battle each round but I did it and lasted all three rounds against my opponent Clare “The Warrior” Wasden.

I raised just over £100 for Victim Support. Thank you to all the people who donated, those who supported me on the night, Pink Collar Boxing and the trainers.

I’d like to do it again August – watch this space!

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