2008, English, Sound, Interview, lecture, talk edition: Lionel Rose and Jenny Rose interviewed by Rob Willis for the Sport oral history project [sound recording]. Rose, Lionel, 1948-2011. (Interviewee)

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Physical Description
  • 2 sound files (ca. 90 min.)
Published
  • 2008.
Language
  • English

Edition details

Title
  • Lionel Rose and Jenny Rose interviewed by Rob Willis for the Sport oral history project
Creator
  • Rose, Lionel, 1948-2011. (Interviewee)
Other Creators
  • Rose, Jenny. (Interviewee)
  • Willis, Rob, 1944- (Interviewer)
Published
  • 2008.
Medium
  • [sound recording].
Physical Description
  • 2 sound files (ca. 90 min.)
Series
Part Of
  • Sport oral history project
Subjects
Summary
  • Lionel Rose, born 1948, recalls his early days; fights at Jackson's Track; his father's fights; his father teaching him to fight; Sharman's boxing tents; George Bracken; life in Drouin, Vic.; other boxers at Jackson's Track; his musical influences; his school days; bush remedies; Graeme Walsh; his first fight in Melbourne; his early motivation "to be the very best"; his interest in cars and motor racing; playing football; his thoughts on the current group of Aboriginal boxers; fighting today compared to his day; his thoughts on training; his life after fighting Rocky Gatellari; the qualities required to be a good boxer; getting a lucky break to fight Masahito 'Fighting' Harada; his trip to Japan; the origins of his nickname 'Slim'; his school days; siblings; making a documentary; the teamwork required to be a boxing success; life after boxing; his philosophy on life.
  • Jenny Rose, born 1950, at Warragul, Vic., speaks about her early school days and family background; her love of sport; meeting Lionel Rose; his personal traits; his early boxing days and training; his work to become a world champion; his attitude to fame; the attitude towards women in the boxing industry; the elements needed to be a champion; the media; Lionel's musical interests; his attitude to his health problems; the people motivating Lionel to fight; his current interests in sport; the support from the boxing fraternity; the mental courage required to compete.
Notes
  • Recorded with John Harpley.
  • Sound files accompanied by photographs of Lionel and Jenny Rose and some of his boxing memorabilia.
  • Recorded on 12 June, 2008 in Warragul, Vic.
Numbering Note
  • Timed summary (3 ,1 p.) and Uncorrected transcript (typescript, 72 leaves)
Access Conditions
  • Access open for research, personal copies and public use.
Technical Details
  • Mode of access: Online.
Language
  • English
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