Let’s Go Fishing With Barrett Stanghill

Barrett Stanghill (85 kg, Minnesota Storm) is seen as one of the top young Senior Greco-Roman wrestlers in the country. It’s not by accident. Originally from Montana, Stanghill was a solid prospect before he began his full-time career at Northern Michigan University. While in Marquette, he developed into a bruising workhorse who could dish it out as well as he could take it, giving him a style that was tailor-made for the rigors of elite competition. This unyielding approach resulted in a University National title in 2015 (to go along with another he added this year) in addition to strong placings elsewhere, including at the 2016 US Senior Open, where he finished third. Currently, Stanghill is preparing for his second year as a member of the Minnesota Storm and looking forward to another breakout season that will begin with a chance to represent the US at the U23 World Championships.

When he’s not on the mat, like most kids who grow up in the country, Stanghill enjoys fishing. It’s his passion. A freshwater aficionado, this pastime represents more than just a break from the grind for the 23-year-old. To Stanghill, fishing is part sanctuary-seeking and part-fellowship, since he also likes to bring some buddies with him to the water.

“It’s really nice because it is hard to get out and do stuff when you are practicing every day,” Stanghill says. “Even if you don’t catch fish, it’s not about that. It’s about being outside and having some time for yourself and enjoying it with your buddies, as well.” Continue reading at www.fivepointmove.com

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