August 2 is the birthday of George Hackenschmidt!
"The Russian Lion" was a wrestler,
bodybuilder and strongman with a
20" neck, 52" chest, and 36" waist...
the same measurements as
2000 NCAA heavyweight champ
Brock Lesnar in his college prime!
Hack's title matches with
Iowa's Frank Gotch in 1908 and 1911
helped establish organized amateur wrestling in the US
To learn more about Hack --
and see tons of photos
of this wrestling legend --
visit the Yahoo group
Frank Gotch vs George Hackenschmidt Yahoo group!
Here's the link:
Happy Birthday, Hack!