Kicks Punches thrown on UN Peace Day - Video added
Association’s founders, Carl Emery and Billy Murray, were joined by a host of Ambassadors along with world renowned fighters Gary HAMILTON (Belfast, Northern Ireland), professional lightweight kickboxing world champion, and Ken HORAN (Galway – Republic of Ireland), middleweight amateur world champion. All martial artist participated in a demonstration of kickboxing on the boxing ring at the Place des Nations.
Junior members from Northern Ireland who took part included eight year old Grace Goody, who travelled with her mum Diana. Grace attends the Falls and east Belfast ProKick clubs. Joining Grace was 6 year old Drew Totton who attends Prokick’s Shankill and east Belfast club travelled along with his dad Leonard.
The PEACEFIGHTERS Association launched at the UNICEF European HQ in Geneva on 17 April 2008 and since then the group have had many events across the world.
A special thanks to: Caroline Schwab, President-Founder Geneva World Peace Festival and Forum.