Originally written on WZR Online  |  Last updated 11/17/14
Roderick Strong recently spoke with Zach Takes and Zach Grigg at Shotgun Wrestling Radio about how he got his start in the business and more. Check out the highlights: On how he got his start: “My story is different that I got into wrestling, that my dad was a single dad and his buddy called him and asked him to be a pro wrestler. He said sure why not and they needed three students. He would take me over three times a week and it ended up being at Jim Neidhart’s house. Eventually, I just kept doing it and it was something to do in the off season when I wasn’t doing football. When the time came I decided to do this full time, I went to IPW to continue my training and work for them for the time being.” On who inspired him to get into wrestling: “I was a huge Bret Hart fan but I’d say my dad since I would watch him do it. And loving wrestling just in general since I was a kid, mostly the athleticism and the somewhat competitive part of that really attached me to it when I saw how hard ...
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