Muhammad Ali in Training, Miami, Florida by Gordon Parks (1966)

The photograph “Muhammad Ali in Training, Miami, Florida” was captured by the artist Gordon Parks in the year 1966. It depicts a young Muhammad Ali, focused and deep in preparation.

In the image, Ali is seated, seemingly taking a moment to contemplate or rest. His torso is bare, revealing his athletic build, and his hands are wrapped in white tape, ready for training or sparring. Ali’s head is tilted downward, casting a shadow over his face, which adds to the introspective mood of the photograph. The black-and-white composition accentuates the textures and contrasts, highlighting the boxer’s physical form against a soft, blurred background. This image captures the quiet intensity and dedication of one of the world’s greatest athletes during a moment of focus and preparation.

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