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BLIND COMPETITOR AND CREATIVE SPIRIT
Mike Zorick, blind since birth, was born in Hartford, Connecticut. He was a three time California State Champion in Greco-Roman wrestling at 114 lb. He was a six time national placer in the open Greco-Roman wrestling including two seconds, two thirds and two fourths. He also won the Veterans’ Folk style wrestling twice at 152 lb. In all these tournaments, he was the only blind competitor. He has won many awards in wrestling, long distance running, Judo and weight lifting. He ran two marathons in Hawaii. He finished writing his autobiography, “Making Weight”.
A creative spirit Nancy Zorick, whose talents have taken her to the stage and into galleries and exhibitions in several states across the United States, Ms. Zorick has enjoyed a fruitful career doing what she loves. Her father, a commercial artist who shared his instruments with his daughter and helped her fine-tune her natural abilities, influenced her decision to follow in his footsteps.