Editor’s note: This article originally appeared on sportsconcussions.eventbrite.com/ and was written by Gary M. Coon.
Chris Nowinski was in his early 20s and living the good life. At least that’s what he thought, as a pro wrestler competing in full arena after full arena with dozens of live television events on his resume.
He was not only famous, but pretty wealthy.
But the man WWE fans first knew as “Chris Harvard,” relating his matriculating at Harvard University while starring on the football team, had a secret near the end of his career at age 25.