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  United States Olympic Committee - Wrestling show business has hold on Angle
Angle is speaking in terms of a well-worked pro wrestling match being an art form.
Angle, who has continued to battle severe neck injuries since starting with WWE in 1999, already has earned a reputation in the pro wrestling industry as one of the top in-ring performers.
But despite the physical toll pro wrestling has taken on him, as well as the emotional one - he said he and his wife recently separated due to the strain of his constant traveling - Angle is determined to leave an indelible mark on the industry.
www.usoc.org /11652_37912.htm   (1548 words)

  
  Professional wrestling - TvWiki, the free encyclopedia
Professional wrestling is "simulated" in the sense that the outcomes are predetermined, the maneuvers rehearsed and executed cooperatively, and their effects upon the opponent exaggerated.
The tapout is not a traditional part of professional wrestling; it was introduced during the mid-1990s in response to the increased popularity of mixed martial arts competitions, where the tapout has always been accepted.
While professional wrestling moved increasingly to fixed matches during the late-1800s and early 1900s, for most of the 20th century professional wrestling was promoted as a legitimate sport.
www.tvwiki.tv /wiki/Professional_wrestling   (2426 words)

  
 Angle (professional wrestling) - Definition, explanation
In professional wrestling, an angle is a fictional storyline.
In addition, an angle may be a part of a feud, or a feud part of an angle.
The term angle implies an insight into a wrestler's gimmick; however the term dates back from when wrestling was a touring carnival sideshow, so this is unlikely.
www.calsky.com /lexikon/en/txt/a/an/angle__professional_wrestling_.php   (424 words)

  
 Urban Dictionary: wrestling
Wrestling is called gay by many people only because they know that their sport is nowhere near as difficult as wrestling.
They call wrestling gay because they don't want to admit that the reason they don't wrestle is because they're lazy and afraid of the pain.
Wrestling is no more "gayer" than football, basketball, swimming, baseball...etc. Wrestlers work as hard as, probably harder, than any of the competers in the above sports.
www.urbandictionary.com /define.php?term=wrestling   (753 words)

  
 Addicted to the center of the ring
Angle earned a wrestling gold medal in the Olympics in 1996, he'd never, by his own account, touched alcohol or marijuana or performance-enhancing drugs.
Angle wrestled for the last time with WWE at a sold-out arena in White Plains, N.Y. on Aug. 13.
Angle wouldn't disclose the total number of pills he took every day, but he guessed the amount topped what anybody else in pro wrestling history had taken.
www.post-gazette.com /pg/06316/737720-139.stm   (1565 words)

  
 angle - OneLook Dictionary Search
Angle, angle, angle : Encarta® World English Dictionary, North American Edition [home, info]
Angle, angle, angle : Compact Oxford English Dictionary [home, info]
Phrases that include angle: angle of incidence, angle of attack, obtuse angle, plane angle, alternate angle, more...
www.onelook.com /?w=angle   (493 words)

  
 Kings Wrestling
In 2003, Angle was operated on to repair nerve and spinal damage.
Angle brings amazing ring skills and excellent mic skills to the table, as well as a positive presence in the locker room.
Kurt Angle, on the other hand, came into ECW as an Olympic wrestler, beat Shawn Stasiak in his WWF/E debut as an Olympic wrestler, joined the Corporation and had many wonderful interactions with Austin/McMahon as an Olympic wrestler, and became the Wrestling Machine as an Olympic wrestler.
kingswrestling.org   (3718 words)

  
 Clarion University Athletics
Camps will stress the importance of wrestling technique, as well as mental preparation, weight management, and strength and conditioning practices tailored to each camper’s needs.
The camps are meant to prepare today’s wrestlers for the changing world of high school wrestling competitions.
Fathers and sons are given time both on and off of the mats to focus on fundamental takedowns, pinning, escapes, and defensive techniques.
www.clarion.edu /relations/athletics/camps/wrestling.shtml   (750 words)

  
 Angle (professional wrestling) - Education - Information - Educational Resources - Encyclopedia - Music
Angle (professional wrestling) - Education - Information - Educational Resources - Encyclopedia - Music
Angles may often lead from one to another.
During a wrestler's career, they may take part in many, many, angles, which are often inconsistent, implausible and reused from one wrestler to the next (see kayfabe).
www.music.us /education/A/Angle-(professional-wrestling).htm   (502 words)

  
 wrestlingDB – The Professional Wrestling Database
Wrestling for Fighting: The Sport of Mixed Martial Arts by Randy Couture, Erich Krauss, et al.
Benoit: Wrestling with the Horror That Destroyed a Family and Crippled a Sport by Steven Johnson, Heath McCoy, et al.
Brody: The Triumph and Tragedy of Wrestling's Rebel by Larry Matysik and Barbara Goodish
www.wrestlingdb.com   (1302 words)

  
 About Pro Wrestling News » Pro-Wrestling News Direct
Pro-Wrestling News is a regularly updated blog featuring the latest news, rumors and information about professional wrestling in the United States.
The focus of Pro-Wrestling News will remain firmly on professional wrestling and not on the private lives of those who may have been involved in the pro-wrestling world unless it impacts directly on events in professional wrestling.
My younger Brother and Sister are handicap they are big fans of wrestling, Now I can find out about their favorite wrestlers for them.
prowrestlingnewsdirect.com /archives/about-pro-wrestling-news   (579 words)

  
 Professional wrestling - OTMWiki
In the earlier parts of the 20th Century, "professional wrestling" was at times just that, a professional contest of amateur-style wrestlers competing for a purse with a league structure similar to professional boxing.
Professional wrestling is "simulated" in the sense that the outcomes are predetermined, and their effects upon the opponent exaggerated.
The tapout is not a traditional part of professional wrestling; it was introduced during the mid-1990s in response to the increased popularity of mixed martial arts competitions (at a time when people like Ken Shamrock were also arriving in the business), where the tap out has always been accepted.
onthemat.com /wiki/index.php/Professional_wrestling   (2394 words)

  
 SingaporeMoms - Parenting Encyclopedia - Heel (professional wrestling)
In professional wrestling, a heel is a character who is portrayed as behaving in an immoral manner; sometimes they are humourously referred to as 'evil'.
In non-wrestling jargon, heels are often "bad guys" in professional wrestling storylines.
In Mexican wrestling, Americans are often portrayed as heels; the most hated tag team in lucha libre history, Los Gringos Locos, consisted of the Anglo Art Barr and Eddie Guerrero, a Mexican American from El Paso.
www.singaporemoms.com /parenting/Heel_(professional_wrestling)   (417 words)

  
 Professional Wrestling
As late as the 19th Century, wrestling was a respected and even prestigious sport, a favorite among every strata of society, from peasant to President (Abraham Lincoln was an accomplished wrestler; interestingly, so was Donald Rumsfeld).
As wrestling carved out its niche on television (with a few false starts along the way), wrestlers began to emerge as personalities, sometimes becoming stars for reasons almost entirely unrelated to their ability to wrestle per se.
Wrestling had been steadily evolving into a simple morality play — which meant that whenever possible, and especially in high-profile main event matches, the formula was to pit a good and pure wrestler (called a "babyface") against a bad and evil wrestler (known as a "heel").
www.rotten.com /library/culture/professional-wrestling   (1892 words)

  
 Wrestling
Legitimate or genuine professional wrestling was extremely popular in the United States from 1880 to 1920.
Professional wrestling reached its zenith during the early decades of the 20th century before giving way to exhibition wrestling.
Because the chief purpose of such wrestling is entertainment, both the action and the outcome of exhibition matches are carefully rehearsed in advance to be dramatic or humorous.
www.cnenigeria.com /sports/wrestling.htm   (1386 words)

  
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For example, a doubling of the angle of incidence from 40 degrees to 80 degrees does not result in a doubling of the angle of refraction.
the sine of the angle of incidence and the sine of the angle of refraction were plotted, the plot would be a straight line, indicating a linear relationship between the sines of the important angles.
A plot of the sine of the angle of incidence vs. the sine of the angle of refraction is shown below.
www.lycos.com /info/angle--refraction.html   (406 words)

  
 Kurt Angle Site
Although Angle has been on both sides of the fence since his WWE debut in 1999, that initial appearance was received with the boos of the live crowd on an edition of Raw.
When Angle was informed of the referee's decision during the over-time victory, he broke down and cried, an image used by Angle in the WWE ever since.
Finally, almost two years after the Olympics had ended, Angle decided to switch from amateur wrestling to pro wrestling, a move that shocked and dismayed some of his former colleagues in the amateur ranks.
angle-online.com /slam.html   (473 words)

  
 ProWrestlingNews - Pro Wrestling News At Its Best   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Angle and Triple H both pinned Jericho, and throughout August, the mystery of who was the #1 contender continued.
Angle was soon defending the title against the Undertaker, and won when his brother, Eric Angle, took his place in the match.
Angle was up against The Rock, Undertaker, Rikishi, Austin and Triple H. Surprising, Angle overcame the odds and retained his WWE Title.
www.pwrestlingnews.com /profiles.php?id=kurtangle   (943 words)

  
 Kurt Angle signs with TNA Wrestling - Wikinews
Professional wrestling promotion Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA) announced last night during their No Surrender Pay-Per-View event that Olympic gold medalist Kurt Angle has signed an exclusive contract with the company.
The deal comes just shortly after Angle, 37, was released by World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE), with both sides citing "personal issues" as the cause of his release.
Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA) is an American professional wrestling promotion, founded by Jeff Jarrett and his father Jerry Jarrett in May 2002 and now owned by Panda Energy International.
en.wikinews.org /wiki/Kurt_Angle_signs_with_TNA_Wrestling   (330 words)

  
 Wrestling Spirit for PC Review - PC Wrestling Spirit Review
Calling Wrestling Spirit the best professional-wrestling management simulation available for the PC may seem like damning the game with faint praise, but this is one excellent sports sim regardless of the diminutive size of the genre.
Instead of managing a wrestling organization like the WWE or TNA, you guide the career of a single worker trying to make his or her way in the world of sweaty behemoths and steroids.
This is wrestling, though, so the idea is both to win matches and entertain the crowd by whipping out moves that satisfy the audience and demolish the opposition.
www.gamespot.com /pc/sim/wrestlingspirit/review.html   (1409 words)

  
 Kurt promises a new Angle
Angle has learned much from The Rock and gives credit to people like him and Triple H who've been essential in helping him make the difficult transition from amateur wrestling to the world of sports entertainment.
Upon signing with the WWF, Angle began viewing their product on a regular basis to familiarize himself with it and was surprised how hooked he was on the storylines presented and the skill of the performers.
To shape Angle into a serious threat to Austin, Triple H and some of the other WWF hardcases not just a competent challenger or reducing him to portraying that annoying fly in the ointment everyone wants to swat.
www.canoe.ca /SlamWrestlingBiosA/angle_01feb24-can.html   (1249 words)

  
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Angle, shocked by the controversial imagery and afraid that his career prospects would be damaged if he was associated with the incident, threatened to sue ECW owner Paul Heyman if he was shown on television in the same broadcast as the stunt.
Angle went on to score a submission victory over Hogan at King of the Ring 2002, Hogan's first submission loss in the WWF (which was renamed "World Wrestling Entertainment" in May 2002).
However, Angle's pinfall on Puder sparked some controversy, as professional wrestling and MMA fans observed during the pinfall, Puder's shoulders were not grounded or on the mat.
members.tripod.com /~retro4/angle.html   (2257 words)

  
 The WHOLE Truth- Is Angle good for TNA? - TWNPNews.com Headline
Thanks to his years of amateur and professional wrestling Angle's neck is in terrible shape.
Angle obviously has some problems that are bad enough to cause him to lose his job with WWE.
Obviously the hope is that Angle's problems are behind him and with a lighter schedule his body will be able to handle the wear and tear.
www.twnpnews.com /columns/messages/3869.shtml   (476 words)

  
 Kurt Angle - The Wrestling Post
Angle did a great job putting over Big Show, claiming that he was one of WWE’s hardest workers and that, should he sign with TNA, Angle would push for him to have a long undefeated streak.
Angle appeared on the syndicated NBC program iVillage this morning where he talked in detail about the injury and went on to plug TNA over WWE, claiming that the talent in TNA in more athletic and active.
The names of all World Wrestling Entertainment televised and live programming, talent names, images, likenesses, slogans and wrestling moves and all World Wrestling Entertainment logos are trademarks which are the exclusive property of World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
www.thewrestlingpost.com /categories/kurt-angle   (1253 words)

  
 gambling terms > wrestling > w
An arm is firmly placed under the arm grasping the leg, and the hips are driven suddenly and roughly toward the opponent, in an attempt to break the grip.
(noun) Simply put, wrestling is a work because it is fake but it tries to lead people to believe that it is real.
These angles are often done to appeal to the smart fans.
www.dictionaryofgambling.com /gambling_terms/wrestling/w   (382 words)

  
 Professional Wrestling Sports
Wrestling the DreamSignal, CA - 11 hours agoBo Cooper's first professional wrestling match was on May 4, 1996, in San Bernardino.
Alex Marvez's weekly look at professional wrestlingKnoxville News Sentinel (subscription), TN - Feb 15, 2007Thanks to the exposure generated by a prime-time slot on MTV (10:30 pm Tuesdays), Wrestling Society X has emerged as a unique competitor in a television...
Alex Marvez's weekly look at professional wrestlingScripps News, DC - Feb 8, 2007The TNA involvement of Eckstein and Pierzynski _ two long-time grappling fans _ was the brainchild of Torborg, a former World Championship Wrestling...
www.iaswww.com /ODP/Sports/Wrestling/Professional   (507 words)

  
 Kings Wrestling » Professional Wrestling   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Angle brings amazing ring skills and excellent mic skills to the table, as well as a positive presence in the locker room.
Kurt Angle, on the other hand, came into ECW as an Olympic wrestler, beat Shawn Stasiak in his WWF/E debut as an Olympic wrestler, joined the Corporation and had many wonderful interactions with Austin/McMahon as an Olympic wrestler, and became the Wrestling Machine as an Olympic wrestler.
Wrestling is a sport in which two opponents attempt to control the other without the use of striking.
kingswrestling.org /index.php/category/professional-wrestling   (2319 words)

  
 Wrestlers Professional Wrestling Sports
Wrestling the DreamSignal, CA - 11 hours agoIn regard to the longevity of wrestlers and the damage the sport does to their bodies, Cooper said, "I've seen pain pill abuse in some locker rooms to the...
Watch out, Hulk Hogan, because for the first time, three generations of professional wrestlers from one family will be together for a rough and...
Kurt Angle Speaks On TNA, Samoa Joe, MMA, MoreImpact Wrestling News - Feb 19, 2007Kurt then noted that his goal is to open doors for the younger wrestlers on the TNA roster so that when TNA eventually has a second hour of television time...
www.iaswww.com /ODP/Sports/Wrestling/Professional/Wrestlers   (471 words)

  
 Up & Coming Magazine
Angle mentioned that making the transition into professional wrestling as a whole took some getting used to.
He explained how amateur wrestling and pro-wrestling are "worlds apart." In amateur wrestling, Angle was taught to focus solely on his opponent, not to respond to the crowd and to go straight for the kill.
Professional wrestling, on the other hand, is quite different.
www.zwire.com /site/news.cfm?BRD=1147&dept_id=483412&newsid=12048541&PAG=461&rfi=9   (852 words)

  
 Howstuffworks "How Pro Wrestling Works"
Mention pro wrestling in public and you're likely to get a livelier debate than you would with politics or philosophy.
WWE Raw superstar Kurt Angle began his career as an amateur wrestler, winning Olympic gold in Atlanta in 1996 (he often wears his medal in the ring, as show here).
Wrestling does have rules, which we'll explain in more detail later.
entertainment.howstuffworks.com /pro-wrestling.htm   (580 words)

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