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In 1956, Henry Lebash, chafing to leave his teaching job at the Missouri School for the Blind for a gig at up-and-coming IBM in California, nevertheless agrees to create a wrestling team before he leaves. During the course of the season, he is inspired by a blind teen student named Luke Whitman, and becomes a committed and passionate coach, launching a career in the sport. Whitman, meanwhile, becomes his best friend and eventually gets inducted into the National Wrestling Hall of Fame.
Robert Craig Knievel becomes a household name in the 1970s for his nationally televised motorcycle jumps. Ever the showman, daredevil Evel Knievel is recognized for his use of a Stars-and-Stripes getup and known for his 433 broken bones. At the height of his celebrity, he gains endorsements from Harley-Davidson and a toy line by the Ideal Toy Company. Knievel dies in 2007 at the age of 69.
The story centers on the former Black Sabbath singer/reality TV star and head of the Osbourne family.