Freestyle Developmental Resident program pays off big with five Junior World Team berths

Destin McCauley among beneficiaries of USA Wrestling’s Developmental Resident program

It has been a little more than a year since USA Wrestling announced that some of the nation’s best high school graduates would hold off going to college in order to train full-time in freestyle at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo.

The idea was to give these talented stars a year to focus completely on freestyle wrestling. They would train alongside the Olympic-level wrestlers, compete on the Senior and age-group levels, get a firm foundation in the international style, and win World medals for the United States on the FILA Junior level (ages 17-20). Continue reading at

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