As much death as professional wrestling has had to deal with in its recent
history, nothing compared to the shock and tragedy of losing Owen Hart in
a horrible accident.
Everyone involved in wrestling, from fans all the way up to the promoters
have a tendency to take the risks these athletes take for granted. We have seen so many
wrestlers slammed through tables. We've so many dives from the top turnbuckle across the
arena onto the floor. We've seen stars slammed from the top of cages through announcers
table on the floor. We've seen these incredible athletes get up so many times that we have
grown to assume they always get up.
Five wrestlers share their memories of Owen:
Dory Funk Jr. knew Owen at the age of 4 and talks about
the heart and desire that made Owen such a phenomenal performer.
Joe Blanchard talks about a variety of things, including
defending Vince McMahon's decision to continute the Pay-Per-View.
The Bushwhackers (Butch Miller & Luke
Williams) talk about what made Owen special, in the ring and out.
B. Brian Blair talks about what Owen was like outside the
It's a hackneyed cliche, but there is no better way to express it: Owen
Hart may be gone, but he'll never be forgotten.
Rick Scaia of Wrestlemaniacs
has put together an excellent Tribute
to Owen Hart.
Mark Nulty is a professional journalist that has
been in the professional wrestling industry since the mid-80s as an announcer, referee and
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