The Story Behind The Kolat Backflip

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Roman Bravo-Young got it on SportsCenter, but Cary Kolat made it famous. 

Of course I’m talking about the backflip he hit last Sunday against Brandon Paetzell that sent Rec Hall, and just about every wrestling fan, into a frenzy. But it wasn’t the first time that RBY went airborne to defend a high single. Over the summer we saw him pull it off in Akron, too.

Watch RBY’s wild performance in Akron:

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But like I said, even though RBY deserves all the praise for his high-flying defense, we've got to go to the source, aka Kolat, for the story behind the wild way to defend a high single.

Listen to Kolat explain the story behind the backflip:

And as you know, the backflip is just 1% of the magic that Kolat displays every time out. Get even deeper with our three-part series.

Story Of Cary Kolat (Ep. 1) | Story Of Cary Kolat (Ep. 2) | Story Of Cary Kolat (Ep. 3)

The Story of Cary Kolat (Trailer)



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