By GREG OLIVER – Producer, SLAM! Wrestling
The women of the independent wrestling scene had it easy for a couple of years, as Vanessa Kraven had stepped back from wrestling, taking a break to heal mind and body. But she’s back with a vengeance now, and is finding her towering bad-ass persona in demand.
Truth be told, the Montreal native didn’t take a lot of convincing to return to the ring two years ago now.
“I started back because a friend of mine who was actually a wrestler asked me back. I gave it some thought, and my body wasn’t hurting as much as it was when I first decided to take a little bit of a break. So I decided, ‘Why not?'” Kraven recalled for SLAM! Wrestling.
Since coming back, Kraven debuted with women-only promotions SHIMMER, NCW Femmes Fatales and Shine, and is in prominent roles in many companies, including Toronto’s Smash Wrestling, where she takes on Courtney Rush in a Chairs Match this Sunday. “It’s flattering to get continually booked anywhere,” she confessed. Read More