It’s Not A ‘Thinking Man’s Sport’:The Life and Times of Joel Watts and Mark Stevens

Mark Stevens and his special friend

Standing in a pool full of 2-foot-long alligators, Jay Young Joel Watts starts teaching a class on gator wrestling.  “He who hesitates gets bit. Don’t think about it,” says Young Stevens (Watts’ co-worker), and owner of Colorado Gators. “Alligator wrestling is not a thinking man’s sport.”  It takes a certain kind of crazy to want to pay $100 to handle animals sensible people run away from. People do sign up, however, ready to try their hands at this most extreme of sports.

Read the rest of Joel and Mark’s insane story here.

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One thought on “It’s Not A ‘Thinking Man’s Sport’:The Life and Times of Joel Watts and Mark Stevens

  1. doug 4 Sep 2011 at 5:40 pm

    lolololololololololololololololololololololololololololol. I knew those two were in business together.

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