Motivational speaker at SRJC wrestling match
Anthony Robles, the one-legged wrestler who captured an NCAA championship in 2011, will speak prior to the Wednesday (Oct. 24) dual meet between visiting Skyline College and Santa Rosa JC.
Robles will address the crowd at 6:30 in Tauzer Gym with the wrestling match following. Adult admission is $6. For those over 62 and under 12, it’s $2. Associated Student members will be admitted free.
Robles is on tour promoting his book “Unstoppable” and Copperfield’s Book will be selling copies at the gym. Time has been set aside for those purchasing the book to have Robles sign.
Robles, who was born without a right leg, is a three-time All-American and Nike-sponsored athlete. He has been lauded for his spirit and unyielding resolve. In his speeches, Robles talks about an individual’s power to conquer adversity.