Free with Museum Admission
In honor of our special exhibition Muhammad Ali, LeRoy Neiman, and the Art of Boxing, celebrity trainer and former professional boxer Hollywood Hino Ehikhamenor will join us in the Museum to teach some of the moves that made Muhammad Ali “The Greatest of All Time.” As he teaches, Hino will shed light on Ali’s famous and inventive use of language as well as the social issues he confronted as a boxer and public figure. Don’t forget to ask Hino how Ali has inspired him throughout his boxing career.
About Hollywood Hino Ehikhamenor
"Hollywood" Hino Ehikhamenor is a celebrity personal trainer, group fitness trainer, former professional boxer who hails from Queens, New York, by way of Benin City, Nigeria. Hino was an all-around athlete, playing football, soccer, and basketball until he discovered boxing at the age of 15. Hino competed regionally in the New York and New Jersey Golden Gloves, eventually joining the USA boxing team and competing around the globe. He turned pro in 2004 as a cruiserweight, amassing an 11-0 record before suffering his first loss. Hino then took a break from boxing, only to return in 2008 and earn a spot on the final season of Mark Burnett's reality series, The Contender, on which he finished in second place. Now a full-time trainer, Hino has a roster of high-profile clients including athletes, recording artists, and actors. To learn more, visit www.hollywoodhino.com.
Note: No RSVPs are required for this program.