David Mirikitani speaks with Olympic medalist and Pinnacle Coach Brandon Paulson and his father Doug Paulson, who is also a successful wrestling coach.
The Anoka junior, son of Olympic medalist Brandon Paulson and grandson of Hall of Fame coach Doug Paulson, overcame youthful disinterest to make a name for himself.
Being the only son of an icon comes with baggage. Anoka junior wrestler Eli Paulson knows. He’s spent a lifetime carrying that baggage.
His father, Brandon, is a Minnesota wrestling legend: a three-time high school state champion for Anoka, NCAA All-America, Olympic silver medalist, co-owner of one of the premier wrestling clubs in the metro and coach of a top club team. The name Brandon Paulson carries cache in regional and national wrestling circles.
It left Eli carrying baggage. Continue reading at mnwrestlinghub.com →