Ellis Coleman, the 20-year-old Olympic wrestler, has a peculiar trademark move. It involves Coleman somersaulting over his opponent and taking him down from behind. You can see the move below, and after you do, you'll understand why Coleman has taken on the nickname "Flying Squirrel." It sounds crazy, but it helped land Coleman a spot on the Olympic team. He is the youngest American wrestler in London.
But the nickname wasn't enough for Coleman, he wanted the real thing. So, for $500 at a local mall, he bought an actual flying squirrel and named it "Rocky."
“When he has fully bonded, I can put him in my pocket and pretty much take him wherever I want to go,” Coleman said on Wednesday. “I’m trying to bond with him and get on a higher level with him, but right now he bites me all the time.”
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