Gravity "Doomsday" Delgado is always breaking things and thinks her life is broken, too. But since she started boxing at the local gym in Flatbush, Brooklyn, Gravity has been breaking records, breaking other fighters, and breaking down the walls inside her that have held her back so far. Boxing journalist Sarah Deming provides an in-depth look at a young woman boxer and what drives her both inside the ring and out
About the Creator
Sarah Deming assisted on the NYT-bestselling sports memoir Eat and Run and wrote for CNBC's 2012 Olympics coverage. She is an HBO Boxing insider as well as a senior boxing correspondent for Stiff Jab. Her essays have appeared in the Threepenny Review, the Guardian, Penthouse Forum, the Washington Post, Huffington Post, WNYC.com, and the Morning News, and have been noted in Best American Essays and Best American Sportswriting. She's been awarded a Pushcart Prize and MacDowell Fellowship. Before becoming a writer, Sarah was a chef, yoga teacher, and Golden Gloves boxing champion. She lives in Brooklyn with her husband Ethan Iverson and works with young boxers at Atlas Cops & Kids. Learn more about Sarah at sarahdeming.typepad.com or on Twitter at @sarahdeming.