©Story By GREG OLIVER
Producer, SLAM! Wrestling
©Photograph by David Savelli
Tessa Blanchard is an old soul. Though she’s only been wrestling for a little more than a year, she’s been around it her whole life. Consider her pedigree — her grandfather was wrestler and promoter Joe Blanchard, her father is WWE Hall of Famer Tully Blanchard, and her stepfather is Magnum T.A.
As she finds herself about to embark on her first extended wrestling tour — anywhere — her mind drifts back to the past, to the days of territorial wrestling.
For the next two weeks, she’ll be in a dozen small arenas around the Canadian Maritime provinces of New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island, as part of the Atlantic Grand Prix Wrestling tour. Read More