In the Total Divas episode ‘Orlando Strong,” while Trinity makes an emotional visit to Pulse Nightclub after the mass shooting in October, Lana hangs out with Nattie. During her visit, Nattie’s parents come over too. Lana hits it off with Nattie’s father, Jim Neidhart. He offers to show her how to shot put. It doesn’t end well.
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Jim Neidhart is known in the wrestling world from his days with the World Wrestling Federation in the 1980s and 1980s. But before wrestling, Neidhart was a track and field star. From 1973 to 1985 he held the California high school record in shot put. After high school, he played in the NFL for the Oakland Raiders and the Dallas Cowboys in preseason games. After football he went to Calagry to train with Stu Hart, owner of the WWF which was later sold to WWE owner Vince McMahon. You can see Neidhart in action on DVD – WWE released Hart & Soul: The Hart Family Anthology, a documentary about the Hart wrestling family including Neidhart. Total Divas airs Wednesdays at 8pm on E!