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Olympian Speaks at Belmont Correctional Institution

Olympian Speaks at Belmont Correctional Institution

Chip Minton, two time Olympic bobsledder and former WCW wrestler, delivered a message of hope to the offenders at Belmont Correctional Institution.  Chip shared his story of being addicted to adrenaline and excitement.  He participated in body building which gave him the recognition he thought he needed.  He then became an Olympic bobsledder and later a professional wrestler.  These were not enough and he turned to drugs and alcohol.  He stated it was a dark life.  He lost everything, his wife, child, and home.  On June 28, 2003, while alone and broke, in a seedy motel, he was saved and found sobriety.  He became involved with Sportsworld.Org and began sharing his story of God, hope, and recovery.  He shared with the offenders to “be grateful for what you have because people are praying for what we have”.  Chip’s story was truly inspirational.  

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