Inspiring NCAA Wrestling Champion, National Wrestling Hall of Fame inductee, and subject of the film, Unstoppable

Anthony Robles
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Anthony Robles At A Glance:

A three-time all-American champion wrestler despite being born with only one leg, Anthony Robles is the inspiring subject of the forthcoming motion picture, Unstoppable—being produced by Matt Damon and Ben Affleck’s production company.

A three-time all-American champion wrestler despite being born with only one leg, Anthony Robles is the inspiring subject of the forthcoming motion picture, Unstoppable—being produced by Matt Damon and Ben Affleck’s production company.

One of the most inspirational athletes in sports history and a true symbol of courage and perseverance, Anthony Robles was born with one leg and grew up to become an unstoppable phenomenon in NCAA wrestling, competing against able-bodied challengers, ultimately winning the NCAA Champion title, and inducted into the National Wrestling Hall of Fame.

Robles was the recipient of the “Jimmy V Perseverance Award” at the ESPN ESPYs and he has also received the NFL “Hispanic Heritage Leadership Award”. Robles is a Nike athlete, the first signed to an agreement after having retired from active participation in a sport. He is currently ESPN’s NCAA wrestling analyst and expert and is the wrestling analyst for the Pac-12 Network as well. He was inducted to the National Wrestling Hall of Fame in 2012 and is the author of Unstoppable: From Underdog to Undefeated: How I Became a Champion. In 2013, President Obama appointed Robles as a member of the President’s Council on Fitness, Sports, and Nutrition. Additionally, Robles was a member of the Presidential Delegation to the 2014 Sochi Paralympic Games.

In 2015, the National Wrestling Media Associated awarded Robles with the “Broadcaster of the Year” award, and then he was inducted into Arizona’s Sports Hall of Fame in 2017. Between 2018 – 2021, he became the Guinness World Record Holder for 3 different pull-up records. Most recently, Robles became inducted into ASU’s Sun Devil Athletics Hall of Fame.

Robles lives in Chandler, Arizona. The script for a feature film chronicling his remarkable life story has been completed, and the film is currently in pre-production with Matt Damon and Ben Affleck’s production company.

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  • My Story: Unstoppable

    Anthony Robles was born without a right leg, yet he never let disability stop him from achieving his dreams. With unrelenting determination—and the belief that he could do anything—he defied all odds and became a champion collegiate wrestler, competing against able-bodied athletes. NCAA Division I Champion, three-time All-American, and recipient of the 2011 ESPY Jimmy V Award for Perseverance, Robles inspires others to believe that they too can overcome the odds. In this moving, awe-inspiring presentation, Robles illustrates how perseverance, hard work, and a strong belief in yourself can not only lead you to success but make you unstoppable.
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