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Boxing Champion - 2011 Certificate in Fitness industry training

Can you tell us about your current role?

​Since finishing Wintec, Cairo has been working as a personal trainer running his business from a home-based gym and working out of Les Mills Hamilton. Cairo’s professional boxing career has also excelled since holding an undefeated pro record of 11 – 0 (five wins by knock-out). Cairo is currently New Zealand welterweight and light middleweight champion and also IBO Asia pacific welterweight champion.

Cairo George

What’s your favourite memory of your time at Wintec?

Meeting like-minded people and learning things that I can incorporate into my own training also.

Tell me about your career since finishing study What advice would you give to new graduates?

I’ve been personal training at Les Mills since 2011, picked up a job doing gym floor shift after my work placement at Les Mills then moved up to personal training after doing that for few months.

What does your job involve on a day-to-day basis?

A lot of interaction with people with different personalities.

How has your qualification helped you in your career so far?

Given me the confidence to help other people in ways that I know is safe and achievable.

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