You're Gonna Hurt Yourself

You're Gonna Hurt Yourself : Daily Struggles of Small Time Wrestlers

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"Before I became a professional wrestler, everyone told me "You're gonna hurt yourself." They were right. But it was worth it." - Ben Nelson Creed This is the funniest, most brutally honest collection of pro wrestling stories you will ever read; all of them are completely unbelievable and completely true. Nelson takes you through his life, the life of a struggling dreamer, as he fights his way up the ranks of professional wrestlers. The text is lucid; the characters raw; and the stories better read about than lived. Think you know what it is like to be a wrestler? Think again. This is stuff you'll never see on TV or read about in any official superstar biography. This book is a must-read for any wrestling fan or would-be professional wrestler. * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * "Very well done, and at times hilarious." -- Jeff Jarrett "The wrestling world is very different from most other aspects of life. Ben has encapsulated the likes of wrestlers, and other shenanigans, perfectly." --Tyson Kidd "Any book with a Romeo Adams chapter I have to buy." -- Eric Young "Worst Doink Ever." -- Sinn Bodhishow more

Product details

  • Paperback | 264 pages
  • 127 x 203.2 x 15.24mm | 353.8g
  • Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507898010
  • 9781507898017

About Ben Nelson Creed

Ben Nelson is/was/is professional wrestler Nelson Creed. A graduate of SFU and certified English Teacher, Ben spends his weekends wrestling, writing, or walking his dog. He is the author of two books; What Would Shakespeare Say? (2013) and You're Gonna Hurt Yourself(2015). His other ventures include professional wrestling, travel, and blackjack. Ben has appeared in several film and TV projects, including The Jesse Ventura Story, Wrestling Dominion, and Kayfabe He was raised in Victoria, BC and currently lives in North Vancouver, BC.show more

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