With neon face paint and matching tassels dangling from the massive arms of a living comic book hero, Ultimate Warrior charged his way into the ring and our hearts with the same full-fledged intensity with which he lived his life.
His impassioned speeches struck fear into opponents and inspired a nation of warriors to blaze their own path with the same earthshaking tenacity. His epic battles with fellow icons—such as Hulk Hogan, Sgt. Slaughter and Macho Man Randy Savage—were legendary.
Ultimate Warrior may have left the world far too soon, but his legacy lives forever. Here, for the first time, the complete legend of the Ultimate Warrior is told, from his humble beginnings as a self-proclaimed “small, insecure kid who wasn’t into any sports” to his rise to WWE fame as the most powerful force in the universe.
Ultimate Warrior: A Life Lived “Forever” (Insight Editions / $39.99 / September 2015) is a unique biography that celebrates the enduring appeal of one of WWE’s biggest legends through action and candid photographs, rare ephemera—including original Warrior art, insider stories, exclusive interviews, and intimate accounts from the Warrior family—bringing the legacy of the Ultimate Warrior to life like never before.
Relive Warrior’s most intense matches and rivalries, and get to know the man behind the face paint with this one-of-a-kind volume. Filled with nonstop action and little-known details, Ultimate Warrior: A Life Lived “Forever” is a celebration of the renowned superstar who left an inimitable mark on WWE, redefined sports entertainment for generations and became one of the most revered figures in WWE history.
This in-depth memento delivers firsthand details of all the events and drama that shaped Warrior’s career, with rare excerpts from Warrior’s exclusive interviews conducted with WWE upon his return to the company. Learn the inspiring story behind Warrior’s reconciliation with WWE and how the ultimate career came full circle with his rightful enshrinement in the WWE Hall of Fame.
Hold the vibrant history of Ultimate Warrior in the palm of your hand with exclusive, removable artifacts, including:
- A special WrestleMania VI ticket
- An “Ultimate pose down” promotional card
- The guitar score for his iconic entrance song, “Unstable”
- Never-before-seen WrestleMania VI meeting notes
About the Contributors:
Jon Robinson is a sports and entertainment writer from San Francisco. His work has appeared in ESPN, Sports Illustrated, and IGN.com, and he is the author of five books, including Rumble Road, My Favorite Match, and The Attitude Era.
WWE is a global entertainment powerhouse, and its passionate WWE Universe spans 150 countries, 30 different languages, and several generations. Its superstars and divas have redefined sports entertainment and secured a permanent place in the fabric of Americana over WWE’s more than 50 years. From early beginnings in smoke-filled arenas to today’s events, including Raw and WrestleMania, which unfold in sold-out stadiums, WWE continues to grow and thrill audiences worldwide. It is headquartered in Stamford, Conn.
About Insight Editions:
Insight Editions is a publisher focused on creating superlative illustrated books on photography, music, and popular culture. Lavishly produced and visually stimulating, every volume from Insight is dedicated to the skillful interplay of word and image.
The books produced are unique works that combine the highest quality print production values with time-honored traditions of publishing and rich subject matter. Elegant and informative, books from Insight showcase the best of art and photography in exquisite presentations of the bookmaker’s craft.
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