IMAGE: Australian Elite Boxer Skye Nicolson by MISSY FITZWATER There is a popular sentiment with athletes in regards to sacrifice. I often hear athletes proclaim with pride, all of the sacrifices that they have made for their sport. They postulate about missed social opportunities, stringent dietary restrictions that they suffer and the sore state of their bodies. This concept of “sacrifice” has always...
by MISSY FITZWATER My first fight would seem a disaster. I wasn’t prepared for what was about to hit me…literally. It would not last an entire round. I stood as the ref raised her hand, I smiled and congratulated her, and I then stepped out of the ring. For a split second, I thought that it would be the last time I exited...
RIO Olympic Games
In 2016, Sting was chosen ahead of six other global brands to be the exclusive supplier of equipment to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. The best amateur boxers on the planet competed in the safest Olympic Games ever held with fewer cuts and stoppages than any previous Olympic Games.
This is a testament to the design and rigorous testing procedures adopted by Sting to ensure our equipment performs and protects.