Making a Difference: Zach "Jungle Boy" Walters

By KBJR News 1

February 7, 2014 Updated Feb 7, 2014 at 12:14 AM CDT

Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com) - Zach "Jungle Boy" Walters is a Northland boxing icon.

After retiring from the ring the Madagascar native decided to use his experience as a pro boxer to foster the next generation of champions at Jungle Boy Gym in Duluth’s Observation Park.

Lessons taught in the tiny gym run on a shoe string budget go beyond fancy footwork and the right way to throw a punch.

Michelle Lee