Send Heidi to the Olympic Qualifiers!
Organized by: Heidi Henriksen
EVENT DATE Sep 06, 2015
Heidi began boxing in 2008 at the suggestion of a friend. She is now a senior open female fighter in the light-heavyweight class. She is a USA Boxing certified coach and instructor at Uppercut Gym in NE Minneapolis and specializes in working with left-handed boxers. She is a southpaw herself. Heidi also holds a 200-hour RYS certificate for teaching yoga. She incorporates the breath and focus of yoga into her boxing training.
Heidi spent 2014 in training with the Women's USA Boxing Team, winning bronze at the 2014 Continential Championships in Guadalajara, Mexico and competing through quarter finals in the 2014 AIBA Women's World Championships. She is currently pursuing her dream of participating in the 2015 Olympic Qualifications for inclusion in the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics.
Please support Heidi in reaching her Olympic dreams! Gathered funds will go to support Heidi's travel to and lodging in Baltimore to compete for a spot in the Olympic Trials, as well as her continued training to achieve this goal.
Heidi's Boxing Accomplishments:
2015 USA Elite National Championships Silver Medalist
2014 AIBA Women's World Championships Quarter Finalist
2014 Continental Championships Bronze Medalist
Member of the 2014 USA Boxing Team
2014 USA National Silver Medalist
2013 USA Regional Champion
2011 Ringside World Champion
2010 Ringside World Championship Semi Finalist