Actor and martial artist Donnie Yen expended his youth in Boston, splitting his time between classes at his mother’s martial arts faculty, the boxing health club, and lifting weights at the Chinatown Boys Club.
“I was training to be in motion movies just before I even knew it was a chance,” Yen tells Men’s Journal. Even the bitter New England chill could not prevent him from obtaining his training in. “I would be out on the avenue sporting boots and my wintertime coat, kicking indications and lamp posts. I would do a bounce kick, then drop down to a