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Bobby Douglas overcame enormous obstacles to become a legendary figure in the sport of wrestling. He grew up as a poor, young black kid living with his grandparents in a coal-mining community in eastern Ohio. The pressures he dealt with in what looked like a hopeless situation are hard for many people to fathom. He was a trailblazer for black…
“This book is an excellent read. It provides great insight into the mind of a champion. Bobby Douglas is a legend in every sense of the word. His story is more than a wrestling story. It’s an unbelievable life story of dedication, perseverance and toughness.” -Kevin Jackson, Head Coach, Iowa State University, Olympic champion, 2-time World champion
Read passages from the book that detail Bobby Douglas’ relationships with Dan Gable, Cael Sanderson, Mike Davies, and his challenging childhood.