INDEPENDENT LENS: T-Rex: Her Fight for Gold

INDEPENDENT LENS: T-Rex: Her Fight for Gold

Mon, 03/27/2017 - 7:00pm

Claressa "T-Rex" Shields

Credit: Courtesy of Sue Jaye Johnson

Meet Claressa “T-Rex” Shields, who rose from the streets of Flint, Michigan, and at 17 won the first Olympic gold medal for women’s boxing in 2012. In this coming-of-age story, life outside the ring may be an even tougher fight. INDEPENDENT LENS: T-Rex: Her Fight for Gold airs Monday, March 27, 2017 at 7 p.m. on WXXI World.

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