Take an airplane spin into the regional glory days of the Atlantic Grand Prix Wrestling territory. Take in hours of found footage, some historic visits by legendary performers, and a profile on some of the faces and heels that were stronger than waffle house coffee.
One of the earliest and most interesting slices of Halifax hip-hop history that has made it to the internet is an untitled video snippet of the Uniacke Square Posse in 1988.
In an era in which the governing bodies of Atlantic Canada are trying to resurrect long dead industries, we can sleep soundly knowing that we have not regressed from the space age.
The Viking (1931) is a story which stretches from Hollywood to the coast of Labrador; however, it has largely been forgotten despite accomplishing a notable first in the Hollywood film industry, and holding a disastrous record which stands to this day.
Gavin “Guv’nor” Tucker, the 145lbs featherweight from Ship Cove, NL who has a 9-0-0 (W-L-D) record, has reportedly signed a contract with Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC).
Sailor White Collection Pt. 1: Former WWE superstar Al Snow recalls the time lengendary Newfoundland wrestler Sailor White knocked out an entire roster of grapplers in Ontario with “a five foot shillelagh”.
Check out the 10 most viewed Newfoundland uploads on YouTube which include crashing sports cars, collapsing icebergs, exploding whales, and of course, The White Stripes.
While the video tapes holding much of the late Wally Cobb’s career as the decade-long bassist in the backdrop of Newfoundland televised variety shows were erased to accommodate tight budgets at the CBC many years ago, the memories he left behind as a hardworking blue collar musician can never be wiped away.
28 years ago on July 4th, 1988, a minivan carrying 4 professional wrestlers plunged off a bridge and into a creek in Lewisporte, Newfoundland. Among the 3 fatalities in the accident was American wrestling star Adrian Adonis. How did the charismatic heavyweight go from Wrestlemania III to a small time Newfoundland tour just over a year later?