Mount Elbrus Tag

As previously noted, John Bradshaw Layfield had a near death experience on Monday during the first part of his Seven Summits mountain climbing adventure. While attempting to climb (Russia’s Mount Elbrus), the former WWE superstar encountered a huge snow storm that pushed them off the mountain. JBL says he suffered frostbite and hypoxia (a condition where your body is deprived of adequate oxygen supply) and is “lucky to be alive.” Prior to his attempt to climb Mount Elbrus, he tweeted: “Bad weather but suppose to get worse so…. GameTime!! GonnaRead More

Posted On June 26, 2012By Owen PattersonIn News

JBL’s Rough Climb, FCW Star At SD, Post-RAW News & Updates

- Former WWE Champion JBL is in Russia trying to conquer Mount Elbrus. He wrote this morning, “Got hypoxia and was fighting frostbite, still made it to 1,000 feet of summit then huge storm pushed us off mountain. Lucky to be alive.” – FCW Divas Champion Raquel Diaz (Shaul Guerrero) wrote on Twitter that she’s traveling with the SmackDown brand to Indiana for tonight’s tapings. – WWE Champion CM Punk has been announced for the Ohio Comic Con from the Greater Columbus Convention Center in Columbus, Ohio. Punk will beRead More
- JBL is updating his climb of the seven highest summits on each continent on his Facebook page. He started his first climb, of Mount Elbrus, yesterday. – Klout has listed CM Punk number eight in the most influential athletes in the world on Twitter. Punk also broke the one million mark in followers. – is featuring a story on Shawn Michaels throwing the first pitch at last night’s Chicago White Sox game.Read More
- Dustin Rhodes, who was released by WWE earlier this year, says he will not be performing as Goldust for the 1,000th RAW in July. – Ted DiBiase appeared at last night’s FCW event in Orlando and confirmed to fans that he would be returning to the ring soon. – Mason Ryan was in action at last night’s FCW event in Orlando, picking up a win over CJ Parker. Ryan played the heel role. The main event of last night’s show saw FCW Champion Bo Dallas retain his title againstRead More

Posted On March 28, 2012By StaffIn News

WWE Interested In Doing More TV Specials, JBL Climbing Mountains

- Former WWE Champion JBL will be doing a fundraiser called Seven Summits For Kids this summer. JBL will attempt to climb the tallest peak on every continent and start on June 17th with Mount Elbrus in the Russian Caucasus Mountains.   JBL told The Sun that he is paying for the trips and 100% of all money raised goes right to the kids. He hopes to place a Bermudan flag on all 7 peaks.   - WWE officials are interested in doing more one-hour specials for big events likeRead More