Toni Storm saw Jeff Hardy wrestle when she was 10 years old, and her fate was sealed! She explains how she convinced her mom and a small wrestling company in Australia let her wrestle at age 13 and how that led to a move to Liverpool, England. Toni recounts her journey to AEW, being among the first to qualify for the inaugural Owen Hart Foundation Women’s Tournament, and why her passion for pro wrestling has been reignited since signing with AEW. Toni also talks about her chemistry with Ruby Soho, rooming with Jamie Hayter, and balancing her career and personal life. Plus, Toni talks about noodles, Mötley Crüe, and mental health – and she shares an unbelievable true travel story she experienced the day she recorded this podcast.
TONI STORM QUOTES:
On Jeff Hardy influencing her wrestling career:
“You know how it is when you’re a kid and you see Jeff Hardy: it’s that excitement like no other. Just that energy, the charisma – everyone loves Jeff Hardy!
On Jamie Hayter:
“I lived with her for a few months, and that girl trains. She would go to this garage gym for two hours straight, and you could hear her like screaming.”