Independent Lens

T-Rex: Her Fight for Gold

Season 17 Episode 20 | 1h 25m 12s

Flint, Michigan’s Claressa "T-Rex" Shields won a Gold Medal in 2012, the first time women were allowed to box in the Olympics. T-Rex is a coming-of-age tale of a girl who learns that in Flint, a gold medal doesn't always make life easier.

Aired: 08/02/16

Expired: 09/17/18

Rating: NR

Video has closed captioning.

Buy Now:

Watch Preview

Problems Playing Video?