Anthony Robles was featured on this blog in early 2009. If you are not familiar with his story, you may wish to start with by reviewing the original entry. The abbreviated version is that he is a collegiate wrestler who competes despite having just one leg.
In the two years since he was mentioned here, he’s been wrestling all along. Last night, Anthony Robles won the 2011 NCAA Wrestling Championships. In addition to his dominant championship performance, Anthony was also named the outstanding wrestler of the entire tournament. The award is a fitting conclusion to an outstanding year. Anthony remained unbeaten with a remarkable 36-0 record.
Below is a quick recap of his championship:
You can also hear from him in more detail through the following press conference footage.
“The question isn’t who is going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me.” – Ayn Rand