I would like to take this time to offer a shameless plug to Maximum Pro Wrestling (formerly BSE Pro), a wrestling promotion that has had the likes of Kurt Angle, Christian, Kevin Nash, Samoa Joe, A.J. Styles and a host of other world class athletes work for them at one point or another.
They are based in the Toronto area, and I highly recommend anybody who has the opportunity to see a show from them, to do so. It also features Arda Ocal, who is best known for his role on the Canadian wrestling program on theScore television network "Aftermath." Ocal is a co-owner and ring announcer for Max Pro.
I am also doing this plug because the promotion took me on as a volunteer a few years ago to help set up chairs, help out at the doors for fans, get booths set up for wrestlers and a host of other things, including meeting some of the best the wrestling business has to offer. If anyone is wondering, this was in Timmins, ON.
Imagine being a high school kid and in Ontario (and probably other places too), you need to accumulate 40 hours of volunteer service in order to graduate. I couldn't think of a better way to get those hours so here is my way of giving back, as small as this contribution is because it renewed my love for the sport and it will forever be in my memory banks.
Before you hit the comments section, telling me how little you care about the above story, think twice because if you are reading this, you are a wrestling fan and chances are, you would give an arm and a leg to be in the position that I found myself in.