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

 

Sources:

  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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