James "Bonecrusher" Smith - World Boxing Heavyweight Champion
Champion For Kids - Mentoring Kids Around The World Through Boxing
Mission: We create hometown heroes with mentoring through boxing. If you be all you can be every day, you will be honored as a legend.
James Smith, nicknamed "Bonecrusher", is a native of Magnolia, North Carolina (Duplin County). He is a graduate of Shaw University in Raleigh, NC, the class of 1975. James played basketball and football at Shaw University. James helped establish the N.C. Boxing Commission and served as its first chairman. He won the World Boxing Association Heavyweight Title in 1986 with a first round knockout of Tim Witherspoon on a seven day notice from promoter Don King. James became the first college graduate to win the heavyweight title. James was inducted into the Carolina's Boxing Hall of Fame in April 2007. He currently lives in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.
James B. Smith is the founder and chairman of the board of Champion For Kids, Inc., a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that mentors kids around the world.
Knocking out Tim Witherspoon Knocking down Mike Tyson
February 8, 2014 - Bonecrusher travels to Massachusetts to team up with Gail "The Champ" Grandchamp, the hero of women's boxing,
The two champs will be speaking about "Fighting to Writing". Bonecrusher will star in her upcoming feature film, "A Fighter with Heart".
Learn more Gail Grandchamp on her website, afighterwithheart.webs.com, and on her Facebook page, A Fighter With Heart.
James "Bonecrusher" Smith "DO RIGHT" Golf Challenge
Monday, April 7, 2014 at River Landing Golf Course, Wallace, NC
Four Player Scramble - 12 noon Shotgun Start
Benefit: A scholarship fund at James Sprunt Community College
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Now available on Amazon.com, Bonecrusher's new book, "M.A.D. - Make A Decision".
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Champion For Kids Executive Board
James B. Smith - Founder and Executive Director
Michael Bivens - President
Wes Hyman - Vice President
Jamie Smith - Treasurer
Mary Jo Cramer - Secretary
David Pickett - Member and Advisor
Don Patterson - Member
Russ Brown - Member