Dennis Koslowski used to brag that he hit the athletic trifecta. “I was slow, small and weak,’’ he said.
Koslowski grew up in Watertown, S.D. He became a non-scholarship Division III wrestler at Minnesota-Morris. He won an Olympic bronze medal in Greco-Roman wrestling as a heavyweight in 1988 and a silver in 1992. “I used to hate the phrase ‘God-given talent,’ ” he said. “Like you dropped from the womb an Olympic wrestler. I never even won a high school championship. I was a creeper.’’ Continue reading at startribune.com