Wordless Wednesday: Ali Underwater

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March 25, 2015 by Melissa Ray

Watching a friend training hard for a title fight this week made me think of the timeless quote by Muhammad Ali, which any fighter having to dig deep in the gym would do well to remember:

I hated every minute of training, but I said, “Don’t quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.”

The quote went on to remind me of the famous “Ali Underwater” photograph, captured by photojournalist Flip Schulke in 1961—surely one of the most iconic images of a boxer of all time.

 

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2 thoughts on “Wordless Wednesday: Ali Underwater

  1. niamh says:

    I love that photo too! Had to look up the whole story when I saw your post, here’s the photographer talking about it, like all Ali stories there’s some smoke n mirrors but mostly genuis! http://www.aliunderwater.com/history.htm

  2. roth0003 says:

    Cool shot!

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