The Professor recently discovered a kindred spirit blog, “Professional Wrestling in Florida”. We repost this piece on Colt Cabana’s “Wrestling Road Diaries” with pleasure. Enjoy.

WRESTLING IN FLORIDA: An Insider Look at Professional Wrestling


Instead of writing a review of the Wrestling Road Diaries, Colt Cabana’s two volume documentary of the independent wrestling scene, here is my interpretation: wrestling is a moveable feast.  Wrestling, like most sports, may be a “young” person’s game, but if you are fortunate enough to have the talent and courage to have taken the journey, it will stay with you all your life.  These documentaries perfectly capture this sentiment while also portraying the sacrifices and hardships of choosing this lifestyle.

Road Diary 1, introduces us to Cabana and his two close friends, Brian Danielson and Saul Rinauro, as they travel across the country with the wrestling promotion Cabana helped put on the map, Ring of Honor.  The three men couldn’t be anymore different in their personalities and career trajectories but they share a common value system, healthy lifestyle and work ethic.  Rinauro is unabashedly honest about his role as…

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