Coming Wednesday: Eric Gabriel of North Raleigh saw his active recreational sports participation end with knee trouble, a knee replacement and complications that left him with a steel rod in the leg. Then he made an extreme decision: He would have the bum leg removed. Now, he’s a competitive rower.
Now online: Athletes as young as 4 hit the mat for competition with the Capital City Wrestling Club. Sure, there are occasional tears, but even the little ones can compete in this sport, says club organizer Joe Cesari, a former N.C. State wrestler with an outstanding wrestling heritage.
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