As a Secret East salute to the recent passing of the Austrian strongman and wrestling icon Otto Wanz, we dug up some footage of him going belly-to-belly with Newfoundland wrestling legend Sailor White in 1981.
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.
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”.
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?