EXCLUSIVE: U.S. Olympic Boxer Rau'shee Warren Gets 'In A Zone' In The Ring
Rau'shee Warren's Olympic event, boxing, isn't the most celebrated in the Olympics — in 2008, he was the first American to compete in two Olympic games in 30 years — but he's got his own strategies for bringing home the gold.
"It will take me 10 seconds to figure my opponent out, as far as the way he fights or the way he stands, or how he looks," Warren told Uinterview exclusively. "Nine times out of ten, when I go in the ring and they're looking at me, they know who I am, so I feel like they're about to go at me with their best," Warren said.
Warren also thinks about family to ground himself before a competition. "I just put my iPhone in with my earplugs and put my music on, throw some slow music on, just to keep myself calm, and think about what I did to get here. Then I start thinking about my two kids and thinking about my mom …. It helps me go into a zone, because, you know, they're watching," Warren says.
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