Scott E. Williams is an award-winning wrestling columnist and criminal-justice reporter. In addition to authoring Hardcore History, Terry Funk:
More Than Just Hardcore, and The Cowboy and the Cross: The Bill Watts Story, Williams has been a fan of professional wrestling for over twenty years. He now lives in Galveston, Texas.
Shane “The Franchise” Douglas began his professional wrestling career in 1982. In addition to his incredible success as a five-time World Champion wrestler, he also became the NWA World Heavyweight Champion in 1994. He currently lives in New Brighton, Pennsylvania.
George Tahinos is one of the world’s premier wrestling photographers and he has photographed almost every EWC event ever staged. He currently lives in New York City.