Seven Minutes with Chad Gable

Seven Minutes is a series of interviews with top wrestling coaches and athletes. Most of the question-and-answer sessions last roughly seven minutes. Hence the name. WWE superstar Chad Gable was a 2012 Greco-Roman Olympian who trained at Northern Michigan with the USOEC program.

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GG18: Ready, Willing and Gable to talk wrestling – Minnesota native Chas Betts on life as the WWE’s Chad Gable

betts-gableIn 2012, Chas Betts represented the United States on the Greco-Roman Olympic Team in London. Four years later, Betts, now known professionally as WWE Superstar Chad Gable, is one of the rising stars in the world of professional wrestling.

The Albertville, Minn., native was a Greco-Roman specialist, foregoing the traditional college wrestling route to train strictly in Greco at Northern Michigan under Ivan Ivanov at the U.S. Olympic Education Center. From there, it was a World Team in 2009, an Olympic Team in 2012 and now a career tag-teaming with another former amateur wrestler, Jason Jordan (known to college fans as Indiana alum Nathan Everhart).

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The Guillotine – May 11, 2012

The May 11, 2012 issue of The Guillotine has arrived! Content in this issue includes: Guillotine Academic All-State Teams | Lace ‘Em Up | MWCA Report | Betts and Johnson win U.S. Olympic Trials | U.S. Olympic Team Trials | Minnesota Wrestlers at the Trials | One-On-One with Chas Betts | Officially Speaking | MN/USA Wrestling Juniors State results | Apple Valley coach Jim Jackson retires | Minnetonka‘s Winning Combination | Eight inducted into Bartelma Hall of Fame | Kroells named MWCA Mr. MN of Wrestling | Bono named SDSU coach | Mayo Civic Center Region I Hall of Fame Inductees | Years Ago | Ask The Doc | Camps, Clinics, and Training | Olympic Team Trials Action.

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The Guillotine – June 26, 2009

The June 26, 2009 issue of The Guillotine has arrived! Content in this issue includes: Three different paths - Three different champions, Lace ‘Em Up, Camps-Clinics-Training, Officially Speaking, Wrestling Benefit Golf Calendar, Ask The Doc, FILA Junior World Team Trials, Minnesota Wrestlers Ranked Nationally, Brand continues to thrive as underdog, Minnesota Wrestlers at the Trials, Winning is all part of the attitude - Kevin Steinhaus, Through the Eyes of Mom, Nelson named to ASICS All-America First Team, Koslowski Inducted into National Hall of Fame, Where are they going? MN HS Recruits, Paulson named Greco-Roman Coach of the Year, Career Records - Wrestlers & Coaches.

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