John becomes a global wrestling superstar but is pushed to the brink of retirement by an unknown Cuban wrestler, Lazaro Reinoso.
The Smiths chronicles the rise of wrestling icons, John & Pat Smith, with never-before-seen footage, as well as interviews with more than 30 friends, family and competitors.
Executive Producers: USA Wrestling; The National Wrestling Hall of Fame
Directed, written and produced by Ryan Warner
Original score: Gary Lionelli
Special thanks to Lee Roy Smith, Rich Bender, Jack Carnefix, Rollie Peterkin (story consultant) and the entire Smith Family.
ABOUT THE SERIES
Etched in Stone, the stories of wrestling’s legends will take you inside the lives of over 170 of the greatest wrestlers in history as they share their never-before-told stories about their trials, tribulations and triumphs, competitors, coaches, teammates, and those who knew these athletes best will also weigh in on their accomplishments with their own unique perspectives.