Anthony Joshua's pink-gold Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore looks well-worn. It isn't a showpiece. The scratches and dings on the watch are evidence that it is an everyday watch that is well loved. Although it appears to be running quickly,www.hellopanerai.com it is not. Joshua says, "No, I always set that one twenty minutes ahead." Joshua says, "It's important to be prompt and not to be late."
We are currently shooting cover images for the UK and Swiss editions. Joshua's team is present as well as photographer and crew. Everybody in the room would be happy to wait for the unification world heavyweight champion, but here he is, twenty minutes ahead of schedule, shaking hands, hugging, and endearingly introducing his self - "Hi Anthony", to each individual on the set, before plugged in his playlist and singing to his selection of R&B songs. We talk about his childhood and his journey to boxing.
Anthony Oluwafemi Olaseni Joshua was born in Hertfordshire, in 1989. He spent part of his childhood in Nigeria. This fact is marked by the tattoo of Africa on his right shoulder. Joshua, an athletics and football expert,Omega Replica Watches was not a fan of team sports. He found that while many people had the talent, Joshua did not have the discipline to succeed.
Joshua was 18 when his cousin Ben Lleyemi introduced him to the Finchley Amateur Boxing Club, Barnet. Joshua realized that boxing was the only sport that could take him to the top, and vice versa. He excelled from the beginning, winning the Haringey Boxing Cup 2009 and 2010. He also won 18 of his fights as an amateur, and earned himself a spot in Team GB for the 2012 Olympic Games. There, he won gold in the super-heavyweight division and was awarded an MBE.