"Wrestling Changed My Life explores inspirational journeys of wrestlers and how the sport changed their lives. By stitching together stories of sacrifice, triumph, defeat and perseverance, we take the listener deep inside the world’s oldest sport.”
Most wrestlers understand how the sport of wrestling can change their lives, and now there is a podcast sharing these inspirational stories. If you haven't already discovered it yourself, we highly recommend this podcast!
Wrestling Changed My Life is a podcast by Ryan Warner, a wrestling aficionado who discovered wrestling in kindergarten and spent his formative years wrestling alongside his brother, with the support of his parents.
While he wrestled during middle and high school, Ryan says:
He started coaching after high school and believes:
After grad school, the wrestling had wound down and he moved to San Francisco and worked in tech, but that didn't dampen his passion for wrestling. He started a podcast with his friend Tom Alaimo called TR Talk that focused "on helping millennials in the job market by learning from our guests – successful business people, writers, and athletes".
He realized that he loved making podcasts and this was a turning point in his life. Originally from Illinois, he moved back to Chicago and decided to make a podcast on his true passion - wrestling:
To date, Ryan has published 55 podcasts, speaking with legends like Dan Gable, the Belaglazov brothers and Dave Schultz, to name a few. You can view all episodes here.
To find out how you can listen to this awesome and inspirational podcast, visit:
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Thank you Ryan!