14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest The American Experience
Words of Encouragement

As he enters the ring for the first time the excitement and the nerves hit him all at once. His coach turns towards and sees the fear in his eyes and rushes over to his side. As he kneels in front of him he begins to instill words of encouragement and reassures him everything will be ok. That no matter the outcome he is extremely proud of him.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 02.2016
Date Uploaded: 03.2016
Photo Location: Houston, Texas, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D7000
Copyright: © Diana Silva