|Lynn Harvey after her pro-debut with coach Daniel O’Sullivan|
“It doesn’t even appeal to me, it never did. I like the way in pro-style you box for yourself, it’s on your own shoulders. The place where I’m training is like a family but we’re all individuals.”
AMATEUR VS PRO
|Lynn in her champion amateur days|
I’d step it up in relation to whoever I’m in with. Being in with someone good makes me better,” she said.
|Lynn Harvey with her Celtic Warrior gym family via Lynn Harvey Twitter|
But she also teaches women’s classes four times weekly. Lynn said: ‘I’m very pro-women, it’s all women my classes. Even if I wasn’t like that, I find that a lot of men don’t want to be shouted at by a 5ft1 blonde female. Even with all my titles, that might make it worse, some men are able for it but …”
** Ireland’s first female pro-fighter was Deirdre Gogarty, now a coach in America Listen to my radio documentary on Deirdre.