The Hit That Nearly Ended The Hitman

May 13, 2017, 12:47 PM

In the wrestling ring, Bret Hart was "the best there is, the best there was, and the best there ever will be." But after he hung up the pink and black tights, The Hitman faced health challenges greater than any opponent could offer. May is Stroke Recovery Awareness Month and Bret Hart is a spokesperson for the cause on behalf of the March of Dimes. In a wide-ranging conversation, Russell Bowers speaks with the wrestling icon and author about his recovery, his Hall of Fame career, and just how did he settle on Pink and Black as his colours in the ring. [This is an extended version of the interview aired on the radio.]