Michigan-born wrestler who performed with both Total Nonstop Action Wrestling and World Wrestling Entertainment. An amputee, he was the first professional wrestler to compete with only one leg.
His wrestling names include "Tenacious Z" and "Pogo The One-Legged Boy."
Early in his career, Gowen lost a wrestling match to John Cena.
He lost his left leg as a result of a childhood battle with cancer. He began his pro-wrestling career in 2002.
He grew up in Michigan and studied at Eastern Michigan University. In 2012, he welcomed his first child, a son.