Actor and martial artist Donnie Yen used his youth in Boston, splitting his time among periods at his mother’s martial arts faculty, the boxing gym, and lifting weights at the Chinatown Boys Club.
“I was training to be in action movies ahead of I even understood it was a possibility,” Yen tells Men’s Journal. Even the bitter New England chill couldn’t stop him from obtaining his training in. “I would be out on the avenue putting on boots and my winter coat, kicking indicators and lamp posts. I would do a jump kick, then fall down to a whole