Episode 13 – Rulon E. Gardner

In Episode 13, we discuss former Greco-Roman wrestler, Rulon E. Gardner, life growing up on a Wyoming dairy farm, his miraculous gold medal victory, and his many brushes with death. LISTEN TO EPISODE 13 HERE.

Rulon Gardner GOLD



  1. “Never Stop Pushing” By Rulon Gardner and Bob Schaller: https://books.google.com/books?id=XYBWm-LQK-sC&printsec=frontcover#v=onepage&q&f=false
  2. Rulon Gardner Wikipedia – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rulon_Gardner
  3. “After Amputation, Motorcycle Accident And Plane Crash, Olympic Gold Medal Wrestler Rulon Gardner Now Faces Bankruptcy” By John Clarke, Forbes: https://www.forbes.com/sites/johnclarke/2012/09/19/after-amputation-motorcycle-accident-and-plane-crash-olympic-gold-medal-wrestler-rulon-gardner-now-faces-bankruptcy/#2ffad5491450
  4. Rulon Gardner on returning to wrestling training, getting his gold medal back, By Nick Zaccardi, NBC Sports: http://olympics.nbcsports.com/2015/05/22/rulon-gardner-wrestling-olympics-comeback/
  5. Upset of the Century: When Rulon Beat Karelin By Alex Steen, The Open Mat: http://news.theopenmat.com/international-wrestling/upset-century-rulon-beat-karelin/58179
  6. Rulon Gardner.com http://rulongardner.com/bio/
  7. Olympic hero Rulon Gardner to sell his “stuff” at bankruptcy auction ASSOCIATED PRESS: http://www.denverpost.com/2014/10/24/olympic-hero-rulon-gardner-to-sell-his-stuff-at-bankruptcy-auction/
  8. Rulon Gardner: From Star Valley to International Stardom, By Ryan Thorburn: https://www.wyohistory.org/encyclopedia/rulon-gardner
  9. RULON GARDNER, Premiere Speakers Bureau:  http://premierespeakers.com/rulon_gardner/bio

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