Tuesday September 18th, 2012

Rulon Gardner Rulon Gardner has filed for bankruptcy (Mathew Stockman, Getty Images)

Life after Olympic gold isn't always easy. Witness: Rulon Gardner. After capturing the nation's attention and winning gold in wrestling at the 2000 Sydney Olympics, Gardner lost a toe to frostbite, survived a plane crash, and ballooned to 474 pounds before appearing on reality show The Biggest Loser. Now, according to an AP report, Gardner has filed for bankruptcy. The report doesn't give the reasons behind the filing, but notes that a Salt Lake City auction house will sell off his most valuable belongings. This includes a Porsche, a Harley-Davidson motorcycle and 40 watches.

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