‘Stone Cold’ Steve Austin Featured on A&E Special
Just yesterday I did an article about professional athletes that were born in Victoria, with one notable exception, 'Stone Cold' Steve Austin. He gets his own article because he was just featured on an A&E special, 'Biography: WWE Legends: Stone Cold Steve Austin.
The documentary says Austin was born in Austin, but If you actually search for Austin's birth town, Victoria and Austin both pop up on the internet. So we will go with the Victoria version LOL. His real name is Steven James Anderson and was born here in Victoria. His mom moved to Edna shortly after and that where the future wrestler spent most of his childhood. He graduated from Edna High School, GO COWBOYS. Austin then went on to Wharton County Junior College and was then offered a scholarship at the UNT, the University of North Texas.
'Stone Cold' opens up on what it was actually like going from living in a car and eating cans of tuna fish and raw potatoes to being a pop culture icon that brought pro-wrestling to the mainstream. He also opens up about not being present in his two daughters' lives due to his constant travel. His two daughters moved with their mom to England. It was. He summarizes this portion of his story with 'Greatness requires personal sacrifice.'
If you are a fan of 'Stone Cold,' you need to watch this documentary. WWE Legends takes a hard look at the life these guys live and the toll it takes on them personally in a way we haven't seen. Watch the full Stone Cold episode by clicking here.