What was Dicky Eklund addicted to?

crack cocaine
Eklund was also featured on the HBO documentary High on Crack Street: Lost Lives in Lowell which showed his fall from boxing grace because of his addiction to crack cocaine.

Where can I watch High on Crack Street Lost Lives in Lowell?

Watch High on Crack Street: Lost Lives in Lowell Online | Vimeo On Demand on Vimeo.

Did HBO make a documentary on Dicky Eklund?

High on Crack Street: Lost Lives in Lowell is a 1995 American documentary film directed by Richard Farrell, Maryann DeLeo and Jon Alpert….

High on Crack Street: Lost Lives in Lowell
Produced by HBO, DCTV
Starring Dicky Eklund Gary (Boo-Boo) Giuffrida Brenda

Is High on Crack Street on HBO?

This HBO film was shot over an 18 month period and documents the daily life of crack addicts living in the American city of Lowell, Massachusetts.

Is Dickie Eklund clean?

“Dicky is an obsessive cleaner,” says his girlfriend, Leslie Stephens, a 43-year-old former nurse.

Who is Dicky Eklund?

Through his own 10-year professional career as a welterweight from 1975-1985, Eklund had a total of 19 wins out of 29 fights, four of which were won by knockouts. In October of 1993, he was crowned the New England Welterweight Champion. He is also a three time golden Gloves champion.

How long was Dickey Ward in jail?

It’s only when he got out of jail, after five years, that his younger brother’s fighting career gave him focus. As one of Ward’s trainers, Dicky helped his half brother win the WBU World Championship title in 2000, which is where Hollywood rolls the credits on their story.

Has Sugar Ray Leonard been knocked down?

Norris, the 23-year-old World Boxing Council superwelterweight champion, retained his title when he knocked Sugar Ray Leonard down twice en route to a unanimous decision at Madison Square Garden.