Saturday, November 21, 2015

Interview with Ricky Steamboat

George "Yiorgo" Pantas recently had the opportunity to interview "The Hawaiian Punch" Ricky Steamboat for the Norfolk Navy Flagship in advance of Steamboat's appearances in eastern Virginia (in particular last night's "Big Time Wrestling" show in Norfolk.) We loved the interview and are posting links to it here.

By Yiorgo, Contributing Writer to the Norfolk Navy Flagship

"Mention to any wrestling fan the name Ricky Steamboat and immediately a wide grin appears on their face as they remember fondly the handsome young wrestler who appeared on their television screen every week on Mid-Atlantic Championship Wrestling. They did not have to wait long to see him in person, because every two weeks Ricky would appear at the Norfolk Scope on Thursday nights to do battle with such dastardly villains as: Ric Flair, Harley Race, Greg Valentine, Baron Von Raschke, Blackjack Mulligan, and so many more who worked for Jim Crockett Promotions under the auspices of the National Wrestling Alliance...."

Read Part 1 of his interview here and when you are finished there, bounce over to Part 2.