Netflix Documentary On Northeast Ohio Wrestler Premieres This Week

Aug 13, 2018
Originally published on August 17, 2018 8:31 am

The new Netflix documentary "Zion" tells the story of a Northeast Ohio wrestler who was born without legs. 

Filmed while Zion Clark was still a student at Massillon High School, the documentary chronicles his journey from foster care to the wrestling mat.

Clark was born without legs because of a condition known as Caudal Regression Syndrome. He discovered wrestling when he was 10 and said it opened the door to "the most fun thing in the world." 

The 20-year-old is now a sophomore on the Kent State Tuscarawas wrestling team.

"Zion" premiers on Netflix after screening at Sundance and winning several awards from film festivals across the country.

Editor's Note:  This story has been updated to correct a spelling error in the headline.

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