Probably best known as both the inventor of the Macebell (circa 2006) and the founder of ScientificWrestling.com (in 2003), Jake Shannon was also host of the acclaimed ‘Mental Self-Defense Radio’ program for three years on AM630 KTALK until retiring in 2013. In 2010, he ran for United States Congress on the Libertarian Party ticket and was subsequently elected Chairman of the Libertarian Party of Utah in 2012.Prior, Jake worked as a “Quant” in investment and mortgage banking (having earned his M.Sc. in Financial Engineering in 2002 from Golden Gate University), all while secretly moonlighting as a masked indy pro-wrestler for the San Francisco based Incredibly Strange Wrestling promotion. He earned his Bachelors in English in 1995 while attending University of Colorado at Boulder on academic and leadership scholarships. Jake is also a Rocky Flats “downwinder” and childhood cancer survivor that enjoys volunteering with various cancer charities in his spare time. Jake currently lives in Lakewood, Colorado with his wife, three children, two dogs, cat, and 3 lizards.
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