Cadet World champ Greg Kerkvliet nearing return from ACL tear

It won’t be this weekend.

Greg Kerkvliet has a time frame when he will return to competition.

That is positive thought for the two-time Cadet World finalist and 2017 Cadet World champion from Simley (Minn.) High School.

It is been almost four full months since Kerkvliet suffered an ACL injury in September while preparing for the Junior World Championships and the recovery time has had its positives and negatives.

“I’d say realizing how much being on the mat means to a person, just wanting to do anything to get back on the mat,” Kerkvliet said of the most challenging part of the rehab process. Continue reading at