Arizona State’s Anthony Robles apointed to Obama Administration post

Aug 8, 2013, 9:55 PM | Updated: 9:55 pm

Anthony Robles, the Arizona State wrestler who won an NCAA individual wrestling championship despite being born with only one leg, has been named as a member of the President’s Council on Fitness, Sports and Nutrition in the Obama Administration.

The 25-year-old, who is also a motivational speaker, went 36-0 as a senior while winning the NCAA 125-pound title in 2011.

He also has a book, titled, “Unstoppable: From Underdog to Undefeated: How I Became a Champion,” and won the Jimmy V Perseverance Award at the 2011 ESPYs.

Robles, who was inducted into the National Wrestling Hall of Fame in 2012, has a B.A. from ASU.

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