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In The Beginning:
- Chris von Erich was last of five sons of Jack Adkisson to turn pro in the wrestling business..
- Chris von Erich had asthma and was disheartened to know that he’d never be the athlete his famous brothers were.
- Chris von Erich idolized his older brother Mike von Erichand did everything that Mike wanted him to do.
Getting into the Wrestling Business:
- A young Chris von Erich would often get involved and may be remembered most for whacking Michael Hayes with a chair!
- Chris von Erich had to take a form of steroids that stunted his grown and caused his bones to become brittle..
- ~~~So brittle, in fact, that he broke his arm clean just landing in the ring one time…
The Death of Chris von Erich: