The Rock donates gym equipment to the US military
WWE legend The Rock posted the following via Instagram on Saturday, noting that he donated a bunch of gym equipment to the US military in celebration of Armed Forces Day.
Cool update on ARMED FORCES DAY. I was able to donate an entire gym to a military base that’s very close to my heart, @jointbasephh. We held a show on this base in 2016, called ROCK THE TROOPS which became the largest military gathering on US soil ever, drawing over 50,000+ military men, women and their families. Historic and very special night. But what a lot people don’t know, is that when I was a little punk kid living in Hawaii, my grandfather (wrestler, High Chief Peter Maivia) used to promote tiny wrestling shows on this base every week and would draw a few hundred people at best. Never made any money, we lived paycheck to paycheck, but he loved supporting the military and would always love to come “work out with da boys” on the base before every wrestling show. Every week I was here. Looking back, those lean times here in Hawaii and on this base, helped shape me as a man. And now many years later, I can give back in some small way. A token of my gratitude to our troops and their families, for the sacrifices you’re willing to make for our country. And the pride in which you’re willing to make them. Enjoy the new equipment, be relentless in that gym and remember our motto/ BLOOD, SWEAT & RESPECT. The first two we give, the last one we EARN – Rock. Thank you to our #ProjectRock partners @underarmour, @TheUSO & @hammerstrengthofficial for helping make this all happen.
Preview clip for new Camp WWE episode
WWE has posted the following preview clip for this week’s episode of Camp WWE on WWE Network.
Camp WWE airs on the WWE Network live-stream later this evening, but this week’s episode is already available in the VOD section of the Network under “Originals.”