Gary Salazar

Boxing

Birthdate: January 18, 1995
Hometown: Fresno, Calif.
Height: 5-6
Weight class: Featherweight/123 lbs
Coach: Gilbert Salazar and Saul Lomas
Began boxing: At five-years-old, my uncle took me to the boxing gym with him
Occupation: Auto care, certified smog technician

2012 NATIONAL PAL CHAMPION
2011 JUNIOR OLYMPIC NATIONAL CHAMPION

Hobbies outside of boxing: Spending time with my family
Greatest asset in the ring: I’m unpredictable
If Gart wasn't boxing, he would be: Working as a smog technician
Biggest inspiration: My family because they have always supported everything I do
Greatest motivation: My mom and my family
Biggest goals in boxing: To be successful and take care of my family
Biggest goals outside of the ring: To keep my family happy
If Gary could travel to anywhere in the world, he would go to: Egypt
Favorite TV show: Ancient Aliens – History 2
Favorite movie: Cop Out, Pineapple Express, Sun
What kind of music do you listen to when you’re training: Rap/Hip-hop
Favorite part of the Olympic Training Center: Coach Pedro and his motivation
Did you know? Gary’s parents are from Guatemala