Tag: Lisa Whiteside

Finals Success at Elite Championships

Three boxers from the Larches and Savick Boxing Club competed at the Elite National Boxing Finals this weekend. The Finals were held at the Echo Arena in Liverpool. Both Scott Fitzgerald and Adam Simpson won their Quarter Final Bouts. However, Scott Fitzgerald lost his bout with Cyrus Pattison in a surprise semi final defeat. Adam […]

Lisa and Scott seeded for historic finals

Lisa Whiteside and Scott Fitzgerald will join the final stages of the ABA Elite National Championships as seeded boxers. They will join the competition in the quarter finals which begin on Friday 24th April. The latter stages of the tournament are held over three consecutive days, with the semi-finals following on Saturday and the finals […]

This girl can

Lisa Whiteside, returned to the Larches and Savick Boxing Academy on Thursday to help deliver a women’s boxing course. The course is free to all women and funded by Sportivate to encourage women into sport. Lisa kicked off the course 6 weeks ago with a motivational talk about her career so far. Since then the […]

Lisa inspires female boxers

England women’s boxing star Lisa Whiteside is set to provide inspiration to youngsters in Lancashire at a Sportivate project this month that is one of the key initiatives to create a sporting legacy from the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Sportivate is the £56 million National Lottery funded Olympic and Paralympic legacy initiative that gives […]

Lisa’s the one to beat

Preston boxer Lisa Whiteside believes she has finally emerged from the shadow of Olympic gold medal winner Nicola Adams. The 29-year-old Larches and Savick Amateur Boxing Club ace produced a magnificent performance to win a silver medal in the 51kg category at the AIBA World Championships in the Jeju Islands, South Korea. Whiteside won four […]

Whiteside visits local School

GB Boxing star Lisa Whiteside took time out from training this week to visit Waterloo Lodge school in Chorley, where she met local children with social, emotional and behavioural difficulties. The children had a chance to see Lisa’s medals, which include European Union gold, European Championship silver and World Championship bronze, and find out about […]

Lisa’s Korean Chance

Lisa Whiteside is off to South Korea in November for the Women’s World Boxing Championships. Lisa Whiteside won a bronze medal at the 2012 World Championships and has been a member of the GB boxing squad since June 2013. Coach, Dave Fitzgerald explained, “Lisa won bronze at the bantamweight 57Kg category but will be competing […]