WHS Senior Living His Dream Trying to Make the 2020 USA Olympic Boxing Team


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Widefield High School senior Luisjoe Ybarra Jr. is continuing to live a childhood dream.

Ybarra Jr. is working toward securing a spot on the 2020 USA Olympic Boxing Team. He has been working on making the Olympic team since having that dream at the age of 7.

"He was just a little boy with dreams of going to the Olympics one day," said his coach and father, Luis Ybarra, Sr., who owns Ybarra's Boxing Club in Widefield.

After getting his junior black belt in Kempo Karate, Luisjoe took an interest in boxing. Luisjoe took his idea of becoming an Olympic boxer some day to his father....

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