[Chris Nowinski Gallery]
[Tough Enough Gallery]
||Christopher John Nowinski
||September 24, 1978
||Born in Arlington Heights, IL
Lives in Watertown, Mass
|Height & Weight:
||6'5 - 270lbs
||WWE Tough Enough
Al Snow & Tazz
||Tough Enough Final Three
||The Honour Roll
(Twisting Underhook Suplex)
||Harvard Buster (Full Nelson Face Buster)
Sports Illustrated Article
In the Beginning:
Chris Nowinski holds a B.A. in Sociology from Harvard University..
Chris Nowinski (going by Chris Harvard) was a contestant on the first season of WWF/MTV Tough Enough..
~~~Chris Harvard was one of three males to make it to the final round, but lost out to fellow trainee, Maven..
Chris Harvard turned this setback into motivation and was determined to eventually make it to the WWE anyway..
Chris Harvard began taking bookings from Independant Wrestling federations all over the world..
Chris Harvard (not under contract) participated in the Wrestlemania X-8 fan Axxess event..
Chris Harvard signed a developmental contract with the WWF and wrestled at live events and in dark matches..
World Wrestling Entertainment - Harvard Graduate:
Chris Nowinski was saddled with the a heel "Hardvard Snob" gimmick, looking down on people for being dumber than he is..
June 10, 2002 - RAW: Chris Nowinski debuted in the WWE helping William Regal beat Bradshaw in a European title match!
June 17, 2002 - RAW: Chris Nowinski defeated Spike Dudley in his WWE in-ring Television debut..
July 1, 2002 - RAW: Chris Nowinski defeated Hardcore Champion, Bradshaw, in a non-title match..
July 22, 2002 - RAW: Chris Nowinski got into a fight with the Undertaker, who delivered a big power bomb to Nowinski..
August 26, 2002 - RAW: Chris Nowinski heroicly rescued Molly Holly, as she was about to be put through a table by Bubba Dudley..
September 2, 2002 - RAW: Bubba Dudley & Trish Stratus defeated Chris Nowinski & Molly Holly in a Tables match!
September 4, 2002 - OVW "Fall Brawl": Charlie Haas defeated Chris Nowinski..
September 9, 2002 - RAW: Chris Nowinski defeated Tommy Dreamer..
September 23, 2002 - RAW: Chris Nowinksi was beaten up by Tommy Dreamer inside a Harvard Classroom..
~~~Dreamer whacked Nowinski in the face with kendo stick! (consider yourself written out of WWE storylines)
September 2002: Chris Nowinski will be out of action after having surgury to remove a marble-sized benign tumor on his left jaw..
October 2002: Chris Nowinski's jaw surgery was successful, and he is progressing well. Out of action for 6 weeks..
World Wrestling Entertainment - Trainer vs Student:
October 14, 2002 - RAW: Chris Nowinski insulted his former trainer Al Snow for not picking him in the Tough Enough finals..
~~~Later that night, Chris Nowinski defeated Tommy Dreamer with perculiar help from Al Snow..
October 21, 2002 - RAW: Chris Nowinski defeated Jeff Hardy with help from Al Snow..
October 28, 2002 - RAW: Chris Nowinski defeated Booker T by DQ when Al Snow jumped up and interfered..
~~~Before the match, Chris Nowinski told Al Snow that he would have been a WWE Superstar with OR without Tough Enough..
November 11, 2002 - RAW: Chris Nowinski defeated Al Snow with his feet up on the ropes!
November 18, 2002 - RAW: Chris Nowinski defeated Al Snow in a "School of Hard Knocks" match..
November 25, 2002 - RAW: Chris Nowinski claimed Maven only won Tough Enough because of his 'sick' mother..
~~~Maven jumped on Chris Nowinski, who beat on Maven before their match even began -- leaving him laying unconcious..
December 9, 2002 - RAW: DLo Brown & Chris Nowinski defeated Maven & Al Snow..
December 16, 2002 - RAW: Chris Nowinski defeated the Tough Enough Champion, Maven!
December 23, 2002 - RAW: The Hurricane defeated Chris Nowinski with help from Maven..
January 6, 2003 - RAW: Test defeated Christopher Nowinski but was attacked by DLo Brown after the match..
World Wrestling Entertainment - Part Time OVW:
January 15, 2003 - OVW Taping: Charlie Haas & Rob Conway defeated Lance Cade & Chris Nowinski w/Kenny Bolin in a dark match..
January 27, 2003 - RAW: Chris Nowinski tries to spoil the debuts of Tough Enough winners John & Matt but is chased off..
February 5, 2003 - OVW Taping: Nova & Rhyno defeated Chris Nowinski & Doug Basham..
February 12, 2003 - OVW Taping: Nova defeated Chris Nowinski by DQ..
February 26, 2003 - OVW Taping: Chris Nowinksi w/Crash Holly defeated Nova..
April 11, 2003 - OVW Spring Breakout: Nova defeated Chris Nowinski..
June 15, 2003 - Bad Blood: Chris Nowinski & Rodney Mack beat The Dudleyz when Nowinski used his facemask as a weapon..
June 23, 2003 - RAW: Maven pinned Chris Nowinski (now managed by Theodore Long) in less than 20 seconds!
Chris Nowinski was taken off television after suffering from post concussion syndrome..
World Wrestling Entertainment - :
May 24, 2004: Chris Nowinski is finished as an in ring performer but may be offered a P.P. or business role with the company..
July 2004: Chris Nowinski will be representing the WWE as a "political correspondent" at the Democratic National Convention..
December 9, 2005: Chris Nowinski hosted a local improv group in Boston's theater performance on Christmas at the Tribe Theater..