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Motivational speaker at SRJC wrestling match

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012 | Posted by

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.

  • Jason Bryant

    It’s “Anthony” Robles.

  • http://timclue.com/ Quiten Tracey

    Incredible spirit and will that an never be broken. He can handle anything as long as that will is burning inside him. I want to hear what he has to say but I don’t know if I have the time. I’ll try searching the net for more.

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