The Dance Inside The Ring With Siona Fernandes

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In today’s episode, Niraj welcomes Olympian Siona Fernandes. Siona is of Indian-origin and represented New Zealand at the London Olympics in the sport of Boxing. Siona and Niraj discuss what was it like growing up in Goa while playing multiple sports and also how her dancing career of 17 years helped her with Boxing. She reflects on moving to New Zealand at 24, picking up boxing at 27 and taking the boxing world by storm as she rose to world #11 within a year. They also talk about solitude and spirituality and how she depends on it heavily to train mentally for such a gruesome sport.

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