A resident of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (actaully lives in Mount Lebanon, a suburb of Pittsburgh); Former two-time NCAA Champion and Olympic gold medalist in the final of the 220-pound freestyle wrestling competition in the 1996 Olympic Games, where he defeated Iranian Abbas Jadidi. Kurt made his WWF debut in the 1999 Survivor Series by defeating Shawn Stasiak in a singles match. Kurt is a rarty, in that he had the talent and charisma to transfer from being an Olympic mat wrestler to a pseudo-celebrity professional wrestler, and is now considered one of the greatest pro wrestlers of all time. Coined the phrases, "Intensity, integrity and intelligence" and "It's true, it's true" and uses the Olympic/Angle Slam and Ankle Lock as his finishing maneuvers. Likely to be in the WWE Hall of Fame in the future.
Fun Kurt Fact: Kurt Angle preached for "Olympic Heroes for Abstinence" during a live episode of "Raw," held at State College, PA (PSU for those unaware).