Rulon Gardner

Olympic gold medal winning wrestler shares his story with Jim.

Jim Rome
April 08, 2021 - 12:39 pm
Rulon Gardner

USA Today

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Info & Stats: Olympic Greco Roman Gold Medalist

All Topics: His documentary | His upbringing in a farming family | His mother | Summer Farm Work | Cold Wyoming winters | Started wrestling at 6 years old | His brother | Learning disability | Being a late bloomer | College wrestling | Time at Nebraska | Transition to Greco Roman | | Russians humiliating him early in his Greco career | 2000 Olympic final vs. Alexsandr Karelin | Beating Karelin | 2002 snowmobiling incident | Frost bite | Losing a few toes | Keeping one of his toes in the freezer

Apr 8th 2021

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