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Olympian Rulon Gardner wants to lose

Updated: January 3, 2011, 5:19 PM ET
By Bonnie D. Ford

With so many folks hitting the treadmills and elliptical machines this week, energized by New Year's resolutions, it seems only fitting to start 2011 with a dieting tale of Olympic proportions.

It's been more than 10 years since Rulon Gardner did a surprisingly agile cartwheel to celebrate his stunning victory over Alexander Karelin in the Greco-Roman wrestling championship match at the Sydney Olympics. The former University of Nebraska All-American, who grew up milking cows on a Wyoming ...

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