Pro wrestling is a strange and beautiful beast in that it requires a level of trust between colleagues almost unmatched in any other physical or mental endeavour.
Your writer cannot pretend to know one iota about...say, surgery, but a team of highly trained professionals need to be operating at peak in that job or people could - in the most extreme cases - die. This, bizarrely, is also a reality of pro wrestling. You can't stumble in hungover and drink coffee until the headache subsides. Or mentally urge the clock hands forward faster until 5pm, or save an uncomfortable email until seconds before shutting down. Your task for the day is to look like an amazing wrestler and protect the health and career of somebody else doing the exact same thing.
That the inherent danger of all that is often forgotten is a credit to the workers. Not least the ones that have had some really sh*tty days at the office. The performers below couldn't perform convincingly enough when times were particularly tough or rough, yet never faltered in their efforts to ensure the meat and potatoes stuff was solid bell-to-bell.
Even on their worst days, wrestlers are still amazing. But about those worst days...
We Need To Talk About Kevin (Nash).
Michael can be found in articles or on podcasts extolling the virtues of New Generation WWF, New Japan Pro Wrestling or the new WWE angle they definitely definitely won’t ruin this time.