The Long & Winding Royal Road biography episodes continue with a look at the life and career of Akira Taue as WH Park is joined by Dave Musgrave, who has written for the Wrestling Observer, Slam Wrestling and is the former co-host of the Wrestling Culture podcast with Dylan Hales.
WH and Dave look at Taue’s teenage involvement with sports and his entry into Sumo Wrestling, his time at the All Japan dojo, his pivotal relationships with Jumbo Tsuruta and Toshiaki Kawada, his incredible 1996 run, and the later stages of his career as a member of Pro Wrestling NOAH.
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WH Park and a special guest look back at the greatest matches of All Japan Pro Wrestling from the 1990s in The Long & Winding Royal Road, a limited-edition podcast from POST Wrestling.
Music: “Across the Danube, Op. 36” by John Philip Sousa | Performed by United States Marine Band (band) and Jason Fettig (conductor) | The Complete Marches of John Philip Sousa, No.4 | Washington, DC: United States Marine Band, 2015. | Licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 | Public Domain Letter
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