1.20: Teen boxer Sheehy advances to National Silver Gloves
13-year-old Charlie Sheehy talks about his rise through the boxing ranks.
My name's -- it's. But by fans might not be out of the CSN Bay Area dot com. I'm here with Charlie CE was the bay area's best hopeful. The national silver gloves coming up this February and independence certain. Now Charlie thanks for joining us also joined by his trainer -- realize it sort of fire. I'm not CNN for the whole week. -- I think -- actually didn't have the most successful. They view that the amateurs come and happen. It's nice. Boxing and the NF. -- -- -- You know started. Now obviously losing your first fight could've been you know the best thing happened as part of building your confidence. So what kept you let -- keep fighting. -- Really Indianapolis and back. It's kept me. Thought again. Experience. Under thirteen years old now and it's been quite a successful run these past four years Miguel. He's one of the national ringside tournament. You just want the best two in the regional silver gloves at Pasadena. Tony what it is about Charlie -- -- its success. Think he puts in a lot of hard work. He has no. Check that words challenged him. Now you're very -- There. I -- -- a 112 pound division it's a struggle for a lot of kids that's all and it's a -- Charlie Houston's advantage. Tom what your favorite things do mentally as far as style you -- -- -- here. It's not only. To me about it now. What do you think about his strength and I'm turning -- A lot of natural. Now. Obviously. Over it and hit it. Recently. One thing about silver gloves tournament which is a precursor to the golden gloves treatment many people know. Andre -- Oakland's Mark Spitz on the last fighters through -- back to back to back. All three consecutive -- Mind you fall. Watching. -- -- -- He like any. Mayweather. Right well you know. We're heading into the -- -- it work -- 106 pounds the value of moving up on the twelfth little bats and it was basically the first -- and they just did at the regionals -- or. After it is flying colors while. When you're moving up and wait for another 612 pounds. What are some things he noticed a. -- -- There's been different wow. Like sit there and we'll. Well other -- he had -- games. -- news -- short side. The only eighth grade it's really good. Up there equipment hits in the open divisions and kids like. -- -- -- You are right it's -- area candidates for the Olympics played well. Is that something that you went when you grow up worse spots. It was a very yet. -- I think. -- They haven't Charlie Sheen wasn't the brightest teenagers and teenage sensation here in the Bay Area. -- not you know isn't there any doubt.