Four Years Ago Today.... When it all began
February 11, 2012. 24 women arrived in Spokane, Washington for the first USA Women's Olympic Boxing Trials. It was a celebration as much as it was a grueling tournament. Dancers, drummers, disco... Read more
Happy 2016 T-Rexers!
2016 is going to be a big year for Flint. The water crisis and financial emergency has got the city on its heels again. But it’s also going to be... Read more
T-Rex Part 2
Not that anyone thought Claressa would stop at one medal, but her dream of getting a second just got a lot closer last night in Memphis where T-Rex swept the... Read more
This is the one.
Dear T-Rex Supporters,
Today is a big day for both our film T-Rex and for our Kickstarter supporters! On October 15th (and October 15th only) T-Rex will be playing... Read more
Two Thumbs Up from the Traverse City Film Festival.
If you ever want to experience the apex of Mid-Western hospitality, and if you want to see amazing films at the same time, we recommend spending a week at the... Read more
Gold, Gold, Flags, Michigan, and more
Add another gold medal to Claressa's collection. On Friday, she became the first US Woman to win gold in both the Olympics and the Pan Am Games. And to add... Read more
We are coming to you!!!
First, we have two screenings at The Traverse City Film Festival on 7/31 and 8/1. Tix are available here.
And then on to F - L... Read more
Lot’s going down that we are excited to share with you. We are inching toward news about how and when you all will be able to see the... Read more
T-Rex // SAVE THE DATE!!!
Thank you for your patience and support. SXSW was a success and we are happy to announce that we have new screening information! Mark your calendars!
San Francisco... Read more
Hello everyone! Our apologies for not updating as much. If you are anxious to know more, please follow us on Twitter and Facebook.
Otherwise, here is what you missed!
- Our... Read more
LOOKING GOOD, T-REX!
If you haven't already, head over to www.t-rexthefilm.com to read the latest and see the greatest!
We're going to SXSW!!!!
Yahhhhhhh!!!!!!! Team T-Rex is celebrating today.
We've got a festival premiere at the premiere festival SXSW (South by Southwest) in Austin, TX March 13-18th!!!! It's a great lineup and... Read more
And the winner is.....
Say hello to the 2015 USA Boxing Champion and Olympic Trialist.
That would be Claressa in the middle.
On her left is Tika Hemingway and on her right is Raquel... Read more
2015 Starts with a Bang! (And a Pow! And a solid left hook)
We have deemed 2015 "The Year of The Rex." It's going to be a wild ride and you are all coming along on this one.
The film is in... Read more
Big News for T-Rex
We are beyond thrilled to tell you that we received funding from ITVS. This means a couple of very excellent things:
This grant allows us to complete our production.... Read more
Summer Update Number One
What a whirlwind for team T-Rex!
Claressa's heading to Puerto Rico for a tournament today. She's been hitting the road, the heavy bags, and the mitts. "My muscles getting bigger,... Read more
Greeting Rex-ites and Rex-ians!!!
Its been too too too long. Apologies from all of us but trimming 400 hours of material into 90 minutes is no small task. Who'd have... Read more
ANOTHER GOLD MEDAL FOR T-REX
Remember how they increased the age limit for women's boxing this year sending Claressa back to the Youth division until she turns 19? Well, that ruling caused a lot of... Read more
Rites of passage.
It's been a busy two months since we last spoke. The T-Rex film is in full edit mode. Too much material always seems a luxury problem until... Read more
Prom, Driver's Ed, Graduation....Onward!!!
Good people of T-Rex! It's definitely time for an update.
The powers that be that govern international amatuer boxing (AIBA) have decided that 16-18 year old women must now compete... Read more
2013 with T-Rex
Happy New Year T-Rexers!
We head into 2013 extremely grateful and buoyed by all of your love and support. 2012 was incredible. 2013 is going to be even more of... Read more
The saga continues...
People of the Rex!
Apologies for the radio silence. We've been chasing our girl high and low as she rides the post-Olympic Rollercoaster. Here's a brief catchup. Gold Medal... Read more
Golden Girl // Claressa "T-Rex" Shields
This week in London, Claressa put her stamp on history. She will forever have a place in digital history books for years to come. She is the youngest and the... Read more
FIGHTING FOR GOLD!!!!!!!!
It doesn't get any more real than this. This is why we're here. Claressa goes for Gold. Goooollllddddd!!!!! Russia is the opponent. Action starts at 430pm in London. 1130am in... Read more
Don't Miss Wednesday's Semifinals: T-Rex versus the Kazak
Do you know what a standing 8 count is? Basically, the Ref stops the fight, looks deep into the eyes of the punchee and says, "umm, are you okay? do... Read more
And the winner is.....
Round One: Sweden 4, USA 2
Round Two: Sweden 7, USA 6
Round Three: Sweden 12, USA 12
Round Four: A nail biter.
And advancing to the semi-finals... Out of... Read more
T-Rex the film is fully funded. T-Rex the boxer steps into the Ring.
Ladies and gentlemen of Team T-Rex: First off, we are totally and fully funded. Yes!!!!! It's over and it's great and we can't stop hi-5ing and hugging in celebration. Words... Read more
9 HOURS TO GO!!!
This is it folks. The final lap. The last round. The moment of truth. It's the tail end of our T-Rex campaign and it's the beginning of Claressa's Olympic debut. ... Read more
+ FIGHTING FOR MORE THAN GOLD +
On Monday, August 6th, at 3:45pm Greenwich Mean Time, our all-time favorite boxer will finally step into the Olympic Ring. As Claressa likes to say, "that's where all the truth... Read more
How to Watch History in the Making: Tune in Monday, August 6th
It wasn't that long ago that it was thought that women weren't strong enough to run a marathon. The United States banned women from amateur boxing until 1993. Title IX... Read more
Claressa's video journal #2
For all of you new supporters, we posted an update a couple of weeks back of Claressa's video journal. For those who don't know, Claressa is a voracious writer. Over... Read more
Long Live the Queen!!
Game on! The Olympics Games are here!!! What an awesome night. And what an awesome week! Our Kickstarter campaign has turned into a Kickstarter supernova. Thanks to all of you... Read more
Time for a T-Rex upgrade?
Hello Hello T-Rex supporters!
Lot's of exciting news on the T-Rex front. We've had an incredible push over the last two days with over 10k contributed towards our goal. We've... Read more
BERSTON // Where it all started.
F.W.C. Berston Field House is a recreation center in North Flint. It's a big, beige building on Saginaw Street, a mile north of downtown. It's been there since 1923. After... Read more
Sunday Morning Listening
Good morning Team T-Rex,
I started following Claressa almost a year ago. She blew my mind when I saw her fight -- even more so when I interviewed her later.... Read more
The Kitchen Sink
Whoa! Happy Saturday! Special Greetings from the UK! This week has been relentless. But super gratifying. Not only did we raise half our goal with 15 days remaining in our... Read more
Claressa's Video Journal #1
Claressa is a voracious writer. Over the last four years, she's kept multiple journals. Whenever she's got something on her mind or is trying to figure out how to get... Read more
Meet Team USA's Women Boxers
A big thanks to everyone who has contributed to our film. We sincerely appreciate all of your support. The response has been amazing. We're at 47% of our goal with... Read more
The Claressa Shields Show!
After 6 months of filming, Claressa finally turns her own camera on us. She's pretty savvy with that little handy cam. Learn more about our film and her story right... Read more
22 long hard days til we fight...
Colorado Springs, Colorado. Home to half a million Americans, some military bases and a handful of mountains. Also, it's home of the US Olympic Training Center which happens to be... Read more
Claressa has a dream. She's in London, at the Olympic finals for women's boxing, when the announcer calls out, "The first woman Olympian at 165 pounds — Claressa Shields!"
Sue... Read more