Steve Austin: Getting To The Top Is The Journey, Remaining On Top Is Hard

Steve Austin had to work hard to get to the top.

Throughout the history of the professional wrestling business, there have been very few people who have actually made it to the pinnacle of the industry, and even fewer people who managed to stay at the peak of it.

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'Stone Cold' Steve Austin is one of the people that managed to stay at the top of the business for a number of years. In a new interview with Sidewalks Entertainment, Austin talked about his career and how he fought his way to the top of the card.

"You just described my wrestling career, and it was actually a blast. When I started, I was actually terrible. Through trial and tribulations and paying dues on the road, I ended up being really good at it. That was just due to a lot of hard work. I had a lot of great times in the business, it was the number one passion in my life was my wrestling career. I’ve said that on many occasions. That is a real tough life and it will take a lot out of you because you have to give it everything you’ve got. You’re living out on the road, you can never come out of the road because if you do, someone will replace you. The pressure is hot, the injury rate is high, and you go down the road with a bunch of guys that you come to know and live and some of the craziest individuals that you’ll ever meet in your life. Throughout it all, you’re just trying to go up the card. When I first got into the business of wrestling, I just got in to be a wrestler. When you get in there, ‘Oh, okay, you want to be on top.’ Getting to the top is the journey. Remaining on top is really hard. Through it all, I met some great people and I’m thankful to every body that helped me out in my career and took me under my arm and gave me some tips of wisdom and I’m thankful to WWE for the opportunity."

Throughout his peak years in wrestling, 'Stone Cold' Steve Austin held the WWF World Heavyweight Championship on six separate occasions and the WWF World Tag Team Championship on two different occasions.

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