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4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 4.00 (47 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Anthony Robles, Austin Murphy Narrator: Anthony Robles, Chike Chukwuma Publisher: Penguin Random House Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: September 2012 ISBN: 9781101579480
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The powerful and inspiring story of an all-American wrestler who defied the odds

Anthony Robles is a three-time all-American wrestler, the 2011 NCAA National Wrestling Champion, and a Nike-sponsored athlete. He was also born without his right leg. Doctors could not explain to his mother, Judy, what led to the birth defect, but at the age of five, the one-legged toddler scaled a fifty-foot pole unassisted. From that moment on, Judy knew without a doubt that her son would be unstoppable.

When Anthony first began wrestling in high school, he was the smallest kid on the team and finished the year in last place. Yet Anthony’s family and coaches supported his decision to continue, and he completed his junior and senior years with a 96–0 record to become a two-time Arizona State champion.

In college, Anthony had to prove all over again that he could excel. Despite hardships on and off the mat—including the temptation to quit school and get a job to help his family when they lost their home to foreclosure—Anthony focused his determination and became a champion once again.

Since winning the national championship in March 2011, Anthony has become a nationally recognized role model to kids and adults alike. But Unstoppable is not just an exciting sports memoir or an inspirational tale of living with a disability. It is also the story of one man whose spirit and unyielding resolve remind us all that we have the power to conquer adversity—in whatever form. Download and start listening now!

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Quotes & Awards

  • Unstoppable is an inspirational narrative that captures the essence of conquering fears, breaking down barriers, and never letting one’s dreams be shattered. This is truly the American spirit.”

    Condoleezza Rice

  • Unstoppable is a really touching and absorbing account of Anthony’s journey. I’ve really enjoyed the way he’s taken me there to share it with him. This is a great book!” 

    Serena Williams

  • “Anthony Robles beat the odds by becoming unstoppable on the mat and in life. He’s an inspiration.” 

    Michael Oher, author of the New York Times bestseller I Beat the Odds

  • Unstoppable is filled with passion, empowerment, hope, and encouragement. Anyone who reads this book will walk away with a sense of self-motivation to go out and accomplish their dreams.”

    LaDainian Tomlinson, former NFL running back and Most Valuable Player

Listener Opinions

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Doug Newcomb | 10/28/2013

    " Trult inspirational and touching story of how a one-legged wrestler transformed into a National Champion. Amazing! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Travis Bushaw | 9/27/2013

    " The story and message is worth the read, without a doubt. The style can get a little rough, but once you get past that, it's really an unbelievable accomplishment. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Mark Bunton | 9/23/2013

    " Great book. Very inspiring. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Matt Linder | 8/19/2013

    " Intresting story about a man I greatly admire but was very repetitve. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Janet | 8/1/2013

    " What a remarkable and accomplished young man. He learned to overcome the obstacles that were handed to him and surpassed all of his goals. He is truely a remarkable person. I recommend this book to all. A very inspiring story. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Carin Napoletano | 6/4/2013

    " Great book! I would LOVE to hear him speak! "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Dorothy | 5/12/2013

    " Hate to give it only a 3* but there were a little too much wrestling techniques and stats for me. Had trouble picturing the holds he described. But his story is inspirational!! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Tori | 4/13/2013

    " Loved it! Words can't describe how much of an inspiration this book is. Yes there is a lot of wrestling terminology, but it doesn't take away from the story. Would recommend this book to any and everyone! MUST READ!!!! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Heather | 3/1/2013

    " This was such an inspiring book. I loved watching wrestling before, but this book gave me a whole new look on it. I was brought to tears by his determination, and by how many people were inspired by him. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Jenny | 10/19/2012

    " But I give it more stars for page 46!!...where my husband is mentioned. :) "

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About the Author

Anthony Robles was born with only one leg, but as he grew up, he refused to wear a prosthetic. Growing stronger everyday, he joined his eighth grade wrestling team and eventually went on to win two Arizona state wrestling championships in high school. In just his second collegiate season, he earned an All-American wrestler and finished with a 29-8 record. In Robles’ final season, he went undefeated (36-0), became a three time Pac-10 champion, a national champion, and was voted the NCAA Tournament’s Most Outstanding Wrestler. Robles received the Jimmy V Award at the 2011 ESPYs and is available for motivational speaking, fundraisers, and sports clinics.