Category: Olympics

2014 U.S. Wrestling World Team Trials

USA Wrestling has announced that this year’s World Team Trials will be held the weekend of May 31-June 1 at the Alliant Energy Center in Madison, Wis. At stake are 42 Team USA roster spots, consisting of 21 places each in Men’s Freestyle and Women’s Freestyle. Athletes selected for Team USA will earn the right […]

Where Are They Now? Henry Cejudo

For most elite wrestlers, the path to the top is a predictable one. First, they make a name for themselves in high school by winning one or more state championships. Next, they go to a university with a top-tier wrestling program to hone their skills against the toughest competition in the country and contend for […]

Where Are They Now? Brandon Slay, Penn

Note: This post is the sixth in a series of retrospectives that will examine the career highlights of some of the greatest college and Olympic wrestlers in recent history and tell you where they are now.

Where Are They Now? Dan Gable, Iowa State University

Note: This post is the fourth in a series of retrospectives that will examine the career highlights of some of the greatest college and Olympic wrestlers in recent history and tell you where they are now.

Where are they now? Brent Metcalf, University of Iowa

Note: This post is the third in a series of retrospectives that will examine the career highlights of some of the greatest college wrestlers in recent history and tell you where they are now. No conversation about past University of Iowa wrestling legends would be complete without a mention of Brent Metcalf — but it […]

Where are they now? Ed Banach, University of Iowa

Note: This post is the first in a series of retrospectives that will examine the career highlights of some of the greatest college wrestlers in recent history and tell you where they are now. Being a wrestling fan in the early ’80s meant being a fan of Ed Banach. Nicknamed “The Horse” because of his […]

Facts About Wrestling At The London 2012 Olympics

In a little over a month, wrestling will take center stage at the London 2012 Olympic Games. You’re probably just as anxious as we are to see how Team USA stacks up against the rest of the world, and can’t wait for the matches to get started. To help make it easier for you to […]

Review of Adidas adiZERO London Olympics Wrestling Shoes

There’s no question that the best thing about the Summer Olympics is being able to see the top freestyle and Greco-Roman wrestlers in the world represent their countries and compete for gold, silver, and bronze medals. But getting a look at all the cool new wrestling gear that manufacturers roll out in honor of the […]