(MAR 3) Heather Hartman from Hayward,
California - Amateur Boxer - Has been accepted to train in the
Army's World Class Athlete Program or WCAP and has enlisted with the
California National Guard. WCAP is headed up by former Olympic
boxing coach, Basheer Abdullah, the last coach who brought home gold
for the US boxing team in Athens in 2004.
Heather Hartman, who has
been in training for 6 years under watchful eye of Virgil Hunter of
Oakland, California and trains along side of Andre Ward (2004
Olympic gold medalist in Boxing and new world champion), has her eye
on the prize as she will make her journey to the 2012 Olympics.
Women boxing in the 2012 Olympics will be a medal sport.