Sunday, May 27, 2007

So Cal Val / Valerie Wyndham

Valerie Elizabeth Wyndham (born March 27, 1986 in Beverly Hills, California) is an American professional wrestling valet, better known by her ring name, So Cal Val. She is currently signed to Total Nonstop Action Wrestling

After she was "discovered" while attending a local wrestling event, Valerie Wyndham debuted on March 30, 2002 for the Golden State Championship Wrestling independent promotion as the manager of Pinoy Boy, who she promptly betrayed by berating him after he was defeated by Scott Lost and then leaving with Lost. She appeared for several other promotions in Southern California before her family moved across the country to Orlando, Florida when she was sixteen. Wyndham developed the character of So Cal Val, a wealthy, petulant, ruthless heel.

In addition to working for multiple independent promotions, Wyndham has appeared with World Wrestling Entertainment, modelling a John Cena t-shirt on and appearing on WWE SmackDown! as part of a vignette featuring Luther Reigns. She regularly appears with the Orlando based promotion Total Nonstop Action Wrestling, working variously as a ring girl, spokesmodel, merchandise model and interviewer. She appeared at the TNA No Surrender 2005 pay-per-view on July 17, 2005 alongside ring announcer Jeremy Borash, and used to be an interviewer on the now defunt TNA Global Impact!.

Wyndham continues to work for promotions throughout Southern California, most prominently Pro Wrestling Guerrilla, where she was the commissioner at one point. It was there, when Joey Ryan Superkicked her in the face, she developed a fear of feet (kayfabe). This became a prominent feature in her storyline with Francine Fournier, while resulted in a Kiss My Foot Match. Wyndham lost.

In July 2006, Valerie was contacted by Playboy about doing a spread for the magazine. She commented about it on her MySpace blog, saying: "It's a very serious thing to consider and the jury is still out on how I am going to handle this one. I've spoken to the people in my life whose opinions I value most, and each has been very supportive. For that I am grateful....but this is one I'm going to have to decide all on my own." She would end up declining the offer.

In August of 2006, SoCal Val officially signed with TNA - which means she will appear more frequently on television, and be involved in more storylines. On August 18, 2006 So Cal Val got kicked out by the Women's Extreme Wrestling promotion at their PPV Tapings event Twisted Steel and Sex Appeal. On the December 14, 2006 episode of iMPACT, Kurt Angle dragged her in the ring and threatened to break her ankle until Jim Cornette talked him into letting her go. On the March 8, 2007 episode of iMPACT, So Cal Val got injured after receiving the Black Hole Slam from Abyss.

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1 comment:

richard said...

one of the most beautiful women in wrestling today , probably the most
beautiful woman peroid . talented as well . long live so cal valerie
wyndham . , your
the best .

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