June 16, 2004
SLAM! Flashback: Rocky Maivia
In the seven years or so that SLAM! Wrestling has been around, we've done a lot of cool stuff, and put together some interesting stories. On occasion, we'll be highlighting some features from our archives. Today, we encourage you to check out Greg Oliver's story from January 1997, Rocky Maivia belongs to the next generation, where he talks with a low-key, humble future superstar.
As the son of Rocky Johnson, and grandson of High Chief Peter Maivia, Maivia understands what it means to be a wrestler constantly on the road, travelling from arena to arena; rarely home to visit family and friends.
As a child, he journeyed around the world with his father. "That was the only opportunity I go to spend time with him. Everywhere he went, basically I went. That was good. A great experience growing up."
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