Professional career awaits Aussie hijab-wearing boxer
After taking up Thai Boxing just five years ago, Carol Earle says she wants to try her luck as a professional boxer, and the 39-year-old, who wears a Hijab, wants to inspire both Muslim and non-Muslim women to take up the sport.
Carol Earle isn't content with running her own personal training business and a busy home life with husband Wayne and their three kids.
After 25 Thai Boxing bouts she's serious about starting a professional career and has even got a former Australian champion in her corner.
"The skill of just one punch that Nader Hamden taught me did wonders and I'm looking forward to the gruelling training he's going to put me through," Ms Earle told SBS.
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