Wednesday, May 13, 2015

The Rocky Balboa Statue in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


The character who represents the courageous spirit of th great City of Philadelphia and the Brotherhood of its People.

The Rocky Statue, sculpted by A. Thomas Schomberg, is titles "Thunder in the Heart" and found at the Spectrum in the heart of Philly's Sports Complexes.

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Before Rocky III, released on May 28, 1982, Stallone commissioned A. Thomas Schomberg to create a bronze statue of Rocky.  It was installed atop the steps for the filming of Rocky III and was ultimately relocated at the bottom of the steps. 

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