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Thursday, October 30, 2014

Articles tagged: Rulon Gardner

Rulon Gardner selling Olympic memorabilia to pay off $3.9 million debt

Olympic wrestling legend Rulon Gardner is still struggling financially. Gardner, who won a gold medal in Greco-Roman wrestling at the 2000 Olympic games in Sydney, will reportedly be auctioning off his Olympic memorabilia and several other items at a bankruptcy auction on Saturday. The 43-year-old is seeking to pay off a $3.9 million tax debt….Read More

Rulon Gardner shows off his nub foot with amputated toe

Rulon Gardner is in Washington, DC, in an effort to try saving Olympic wrestling, and he joined our friends The Sports Junkies on 106.7 The Fan in DC to talk about his efforts. Wrestling is being cut by the Olympics starting in 2020, so Gardner is trying to rally support for the sport. In addition…Read More

Rulon Gardner files for bankruptcy

Rulon Gardner has hit another low in his tumultuous life. The former Olympic gold medalist recently filed for bankruptcy as he struggles with debt. The Associated Press reports that Gardner, who won gold in Greco-Roman wrestling at the 2000 Summer Games in Sydney, owes creditors around $3 million on a household income of just over…Read More

Rulon Gardner skips weigh-in, ends Olympics wrestling comeback attempt

Rulon Gardner’s attempt to make the Olympics wrestling team came to an end on Friday when he skipped the weigh-in because he knew he was over the weight limit. Gardner needed to weigh less than 264.5 pounds to make the heavyweight limit at the U.S. Olympic Wrestling Trials in Iowa City, Iowa, but the 40-year-old…Read More

Rulon Gardner: Wrestling with Weight Loss

Athletes are seen as symbols of health, fitness, and immortality in American society. They are what everyone wants to be physically. Kids pretend to be their favorite athlete when playing in the front yard. Rulon Gardner was one of those role models in 2000 and 2004, competing for the United States in Greco-Roman wrestling at…Read More

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