Austrlaian Indigenous boxer, Sammy Leone uses his sport to spread his message about first nation people. His focus to help Australia’s youth discover their cultural identity through sharing their stories.
This is a thought provoking episode which will hopefully lead to amicable debate and open discussion. Sammy is the operator of The Boss Boxing in Brisbane. Sammy’s own career saw him training in the Australian squad at the Australian Institute of Sport as a young man.
Over 90 amateur fights, and several professional bouts and a State Boxing Title have earned him respect. He is now in a position to help others faced with the same challenges he faced growing up.
Sammy works in the education system seeing preservation and sharing of culture as a key motivator to what he does. His shirt says it all, “Yarns Heal”.
Yarns Heal!Sammy Leone – Boxer
Leone wants to help educate others about why the injustice of the past should matter. He says educating others through stories can build a pathway to reconciliation and healing for all generations.