Canada’s PM Justin Trudeau boxes in a local gym in New York City. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau trained with kids from the “Give A Kid A Dream” program at the Gleason’s Boxing Gym in Brooklyn on Thursday.
The youthful leader Trudeau stepped into the ring and shared some of his best moves in the ring with a group of young athletes from the Give a Kid a Dream program, a non-profit that helps provide mentor ship to disadvantaged youths through boxing.
He is in is in New York City to participate in the formal signing of the Paris climate-change agreement today, Friday.
The prime minister fielded a series of questions from students at New York University. One student asked how he could justify backing new oil pipelines after campaigning on climate change.
He said the best path to a clean energy future involves being flexible. That means encouraging prosperity, spending on innovation, and policies that support clean technology — not in shutting down industries.
The students greeted him with warm applause at the start and the end. Most of the question-and-answer session with the students dealt with the environment.
Here is the video of Trudeau boxing
Everyone seem to be delighted of the idea of a Prime Minister boxing, and social media was soon filled with various reactions from fans all over.
Can we just have Justin Trudeau as our president can we share with Canada
— keightley (@keightleyy) March 7, 2016
— Kev Kibble (@yesthatkevin) March 7, 2016
— Mike Davis (@Mike_Davis125) April 2, 2012
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