Format: Print Length
Publisher: ECW Press; Rev Exp edition (October 1, 2007)
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Calgary’s Stampede Wrestling spawned a number of the largest wrestling stars in historical past, from mat kings of the previous like Gene Kiniski and big name Billy Graham to trendy idols like Bret “Hitman” Hart, the British Bulldogs, and Chris Benoit. ache and fervour tells how a small, family-run wrestling company profoundly prompted the area wrestling as we all know it this present day. ache and keenness takes readers on a rowdy trip in the course of the evolution of Stu Hart’s Calgary promoting, from its meagre beginnings within the Forties, its top within the Nineteen Eighties, and its fall as Vince McMahon’s global Wrestling leisure replaced the face of wrestling eternally. yet this is often greater than a wrestling tale – it’s a story of relations and of human tragedy. The Hart family members lived for the wrestling enterprise and, like Starbucks mowing down a mom-and-pop espresso store, the emergence of McMahon’s media colossus ran Stampede into the floor. The wrestling online game misplaced its innocence and western Canada misplaced a staple of its popular culture. As for the Hart kin, the once-mighty extended family was once approximately destroyed through the enterprise it enjoyed. The Stampede Wrestling tale is a wild blood-on-the-mat saga over fifty years within the making. It’s absolute to captivate not just wrestling fanatics, yet an individual who appreciates a robust drama.