Interview with ECW star Amish Roadkill
When did you decide you wanted to become a wrestler?
When I was about eight years old.
-How long have you been wrestling professionally?
My first match was in October of 1996, so I am going on five years.
-Who came up with the Roadkill character?
The character was the brian child of Al Snow. He used to tell me
that I looked Amish. It basically started as a joke. Paul Heyman
heard it, and I was told to study it and find the right clothes.
-How would best describe training in the House of Hardcore with
Tazz and Perry Saturn?
Very tough. There were only a few survivors. Danny Doring, Chris
Chetti and myself are the only surviving students of Taz and Perry
Saturn. There is one more, the Prodigy Tom Marquez, but he joined
the school after Perry left for WCW. Taz and Perry tested us both
in the ring and outside the ring. They taught us alot of respect,
both for them, and the wrestling business. They are the foundation
for what we are today in the business
-Where did the term "chickenz" come from?
It was Paul Heyman's idea, you will have to ask him to elaborate.
-Where can fans next catch Roadkill in action?
Right now I am traveling all over the place. Next month (May), I
am going to Canada, California and Hawaii. All of my independent
dates and appearances will be posted directly on my website in the
-During your time in ECW you were a very successful tag team competitor,
would you have liked the opportunity to showcase your talents in
-How would you best describe working relationship with Danny Doring?
Two different pesonalities that are cohesive in the ring.
-Do you see the Roadkill character changing much? If so, how, if
not why not?
Not much. "If it ain't broke, don't fix it."
-How would you best describe your style of wrestling?
-Growing up, who would you say you idolized in wrestling?
Hulk Hogan, Andre the Giant, Undertaker, and most directly Bam Bam
-What is the best way for fans to keep in touch with "the angry
All of my independent dates and appearances will be posted directly
on my website in the "Amish News."
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from the boys:
Moondog Manson says "The key to success in the wrestling business is by being humble, respectful, and paying your dues. With out these you will fail.".