did you start armwrestling?
have been pulling all my life in one way or another starting with
armwrestling other kids and even coaches in school and then as a
bartender working in bars in the 70's.
||Prison Guard at Arkansas Valley Correctional Facility in Crowley, CO
||My first organized
match was 1977, or 1978 in Sharon Springs, Kansas, which I won and then
I broke my arm in 1980 armwresting against Mike Moss in a tournament in
Idaho Springs, CO. I did not wrestle again untill 1988 in the WPAA
Rocky Mountain Regional Championships from '88 - '93, I placed 1st
and/or 2nd each year but do not recall which place which years and
since I jumped from middle to light heavy I'm not sure of the classes.
||My most memorable
matches were against (Bad) Brad Balderston, also Clay Stadler who I was
always impressed with for his technique and sportmanship, the one year
I wrestled Clay I think he jumped up into my class since I was heavier
than him, I won but believe me I did not take him lightly. I also had
the honor of getting to know Mel Terry but never put my arm up against
him since we where in different weight classes. (thank