I fell in love with boxing when I first started in 1976. Back then, the must have kit was of course, Lonsdale. Things have inevitably changed since then, but the original Lonsdale kit was definitely made to last. In fact, I still have a couple of original pieces and they still look good.
The boxing continued until 1994 when I married and shortly afterwards, started a family. Still having a hankering to box, I got back into training in 2004 and dedicated the precious time allowed by the wife, on getting myself match fit and ultimately, returning to the ring.
Loyal to the brand, I had kitted myself out in Lonsdale clothing and equipment as before, but alas, it just wasn’t the quality of the Lonsdale equipment of old. And this