Anthony Robles Inspires WTHS Students

Anthony Robles interview

Students at Worcester Technical High School were given the opportunity to listen to Mr. Anthony Robles, three- time all-America wrestler at the Hanover Theatre on Wednesday, March 9th.

Mr. Robles is a three-time all-American wrestler who won the 2010-11 NCAA individual wrestling championship in the 125-pound weight class despite being born with only one leg. A graduate of Arizona State University with a degree in Business Communication, he was also awarded the 2011 NCAA "Best Wrestler of the National Tournament Award".

Robles is 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. 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.

Robles lives in Chandler, Arizona and is currently in the process of reviewing the script on a feature film that will chronicle his life story.

Thank you Anthony for sharing your passion, empowerment, hope and encouragement with Worcester Technical High School students and faculty.

Anthony Robles

Anthony Robles