In January 1886, Evan Lewis used his dreaded stranglehold on Sorakichi Matsada. According to several newspapers, Lewis attempted to "strangle Sorakichi to death". The reaction was so strong, Lewis' pet move was banned in the rematch a month later. What Lewis did to Sorakichi Matsada in the return match would cement his reputation as a vicious submission expert.
Lewis continued wrestling for 13 more years including a two-year run as American Heavyweight Wrestling Champion. Lewis never really escaped the shadow of his actions in the ...
They call it "The Greatest Sport on Earth" for a reason.
It just took me 26 years to figure out why.
If you live long enough, life will throw you to your back.
And when it does, you're much better off if you've wrestled.
You learn later in life how vital the disciplines of wrestling are, especially against a seemingly insurmountable opponent in a disease or illness.
Twenty-six years ago, my goal and mission in life was to win a New York State Wrestling Championship.
I committed myself to a lifestyle and made the sacrifices. ...
A Green Ember story set during Heather and Picket's arrival at Cloud Mountain, The Last Archer follows the journey of Jo Shanks. Jo is a gifted archer with a burden on his back and a fire within. Eager to see the Longtreaders receive justice, he travels from his Halfwind Citadel home to a Cloud Mountain poised on the brink of war. What he finds there will confront his convictions and test his resolve as the war begins and King Jupiter's heir is revealed.
A kingdom in the balance. An arrow aimed at the heart of darkness.
Who will ...
Graduating from Harvard in 1834, Richard Henry Dana, Jr. enlisted as a common sailor on a voyage around Cape Horn on the brig Pilgrim. He returned to Massachusetts two years later aboard the Alert (which left California sooner than the Pilgrim). He kept a diary throughout his sea adventures, and, after returning home, he penned what has been widely recognized as an American classic, Two Years Before the Mast, first published in 1840, the same year of his admission to the bar.
Genre: Sports & Outdoors
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