Books tagged: wrestlers

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Cora Livingston World Champion Female Wrestler
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,380. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Wrestling, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing
Cora Livingston's training regimen is still relevant today. The world champion female wrestler considered brisk walks, of 5 and 8 miles daily, an essential part of preparing for important wrestling matches. In the early 1900s she bested much larger women, pinning them quickly because of her use of scientific methods. Noted wrestler Dan McLeod of San Francisco was one of the men she trained with.
Mildred Burke Champion Girl Wrestler Of The World
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,040. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Wrestling, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing
Mildred Burke's story describes a young woman who gave up a traditional career for a woman in the twentieth century to enter a violent sport that was scorned by the majority of people, especially when women were involved. Yet she preserved her femininity throughout her wrestling life. Observers remarked that she looked, spoke, and acted like a professional secretary away from the ring.