7/10(月)午前9:30~【NHK WORLD】Where We Call Home 「Never Give Up, Your Chance Will Come(あきらめるな チャンスはくる)」


東京都福生市からボクシングの世界チャンピオンを育てたいと奮闘するアメリカ出身のフレデリック・ロバーツ(Frederick Roberts)さん。


現役引退後は福生でジムを設立。期待の選手、鈴木健介んさんと試合に臨みます。“Never Give Up”の精神で、世界チャンピオンを福生から輩出するという夢に向け歩み始めたリックさんの物語です。


On this episode, we visit Fussa, Tokyo, to meet American Frederick Roberts. While stationed at a local US air base, Frederick fought as a pro boxer and won the title of national champion in his country of adoption. Now retired, he runs a gym where he trains boxers, encouraging them to never give up. We accompany Frederick as he coaches promising fighter Suzuki Kensuke through a decisive bout.

【Producer】Hirosi Nagano【Director】Yuta Kanazawa【Assistant director】Yuichi Siratori   Rina Tubouchi

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選手とミット打ちをするリックさん /Frederick trains boxers at his own gym.


鈴木選手のA級昇格をかけた試合でアドバイスをするリックさん /Between rounds, Frederick offers Kensuke advice and encouragement that will help him get his A-class license.


娘との時間を楽しむリックさん /Frederick playfully chats with his daughter at home.

(Referenced from NHK website)