By Nick Fornicoia
Minnesota Wrestling Coaches Association Publicity Chairperson
Winning the ‘Triple Crown’ in Minnesota wrestling is an extraordinary accomplishment. To win the triple crown an athlete must win each of the three styles of wrestling all in the same year. The three types are Folkstyle (collegiate or high school style), Greco Roman (Olympic style) and Freestyle (Olympic style). Continue reading
“On the Mat” is a presentation of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame Dan Gable Museum. The show can be heard live on the Internet at www.kcnzam.com or locally in Northeast Iowa each Wednesday from 5:00 to 6:00 PM Central on AM 1650, The Fan. Continue reading
Check out the 2012 Curby Cup Greco-Roman dual meet pitting the U.S. Olympic Team against the Georgian Olympic Team. Action took place on May 19th in LaGrange, Ill. Continue reading
Last month Minnesota native Chas Betts claimed a title at the 2012 U.S. Olympic Team Trials in Greco-Roman at 84 kilos to earn a spot on the 2012 U.S. Olympic Team.
InterMat recently caught up with the 26-year-old Betts. Continue reading at intermatwrestle.com
USA Wrestling has announced that its Greco-Roman Education Program will remain at Northern Michigan University in Marquette, Mich. as part of the U.S. Olympic Education Center (USOEC) program.
The USOEC Greco-Roman program was founded in August 1999, and has been a key reason for the success of the United States in Olympic-level Greco-Roman wrestling since it was founded. Continue reading at themat.com
USA Wrestling has announced the winners of the 2012 Jacob Curby Memorial Award. This award is presented annually to recognize a Greco-Roman athlete from each of its Olympic Training Centers for displaying strong personal character and commitment. Continue reading at themat.com