By Irvin Muchnick
Exploring the steroid-fueled international wrestling, this riveting chronicle lays naked the devastating occasions that ended in the 2007 murder-suicide of Chris Benoit, his spouse Nancy, and their seven-year-old son, Daniel. Benoit's performance-enhancing drug addiction--massive quantities of doctor-prescribed human development hormone have been present in Benoit's home--and next suicide proved to be the tipping element for the pro wrestling global, leading to unparalleled scrutiny of the sport's subpar future health and protection criteria. utilizing public files, dozen of interviews with these in and out of wrestling, and investigative effects, this authoritative research presents an uncompromising examine the fee athletes pay during this rough-and-tumble global. The e-book version encompasses a new creation that appears at fresh occasions in activities, and extra contextualizes the tale of Chris Benoit and the figures surrounding his profession
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