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Bader Show: Myles Martin & Rich Bender

Bader Show: Myles Martin & Rich Bender

Bader and Bray sit down with NCAA Champion Myles Martin and Executive Director of USA Wrestling, Rich Bender.

Oct 27, 2020 by David Bray
Myles Martin & Rich Bender

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Bader and Bray sit down with NCAA Champion Myles Martin and Executive Director of USA Wrestling, Rich Bender.

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Bader and Bray sit down with NCAA Champion Myles Martin and Executive Director of USA Wrestling, Rich Bender.

Order of Show

0:02 Myles Martin’s Peloton workout and the Ohio State COVID-19 situation

0:06 When Myles first heard about the 195 8-man bracket

0:09 Martin’s takeaways from the Senior Nationals final between Dean and Jackson

0:13 Myles’s thoughts about the 195 bracket and his first round match with Drew Foster

0:14 Breaking down a 2019 match with Drew Foster

0:19 Comparing Myles’ matches from Foster from 2017 and 2019

0:21 Preparing for the 195 bracket

0:23 Martin’s memories of wrestling with Keith Gavin

0:24 What Myles will do with the $20,000 if he wins the tournament

0:25 Myles’ 2019 win over Alex Dieringer

0:28 Training with J’den Cox

0:31 Myles’ approach to improving his wrestling

0:33 How Myles’ relationships with his coaches have developed over his career

0:36 Myles talks about Kollin Moore’s win over Zillmer

0:39 Kollin Moore’s development

0:42 Myles’ predictions about the international wrestling schedule before the Olympics

0:43 Martin’s prediction for Burroughs vs Zahid

0:47 Myles’ early membories of Jordan Burroughs

0:48 Martin’s recruiting process in high school

 

0:50 Myles asks Rich if he’s fully recovered from his trampoline incident

0:51 Rich asks Myles where he sees himself after he’s done competing

0:54 The status of the Olympic Training Center

0:58 USA Wrestling’s decision to stay home from the World Championships

1:03 The role of the Athlete Advisory Counsel in this decision

1:06 Comparing 2020 to the 1980 Olympics and 2002 World Championships

1:11 Bender compares USA Wrestling domestic events to the World Championships

1:13 Could the Olympics be canceled?

1:16 Bickley talks about the rationale for having Jr. and U23s

1:17 Is there a chance the Worlds will be canceled

1:19 Has anything impacted wrestling to the degree of COVID-19?

1:22 The status of the 2021 USA Wrestling calendar

1:26 A tentative plan for the 2021 World Team Trials

1:29 Bender and Bickley’s final words