2021 USA Wrestling Olympic Team Trials Watch Party

Bader Show: Gabe Dean

Bader Show: Gabe Dean

Bader and Bray catch up with Last Chance Olympic Qualifier champ Gabe Dean as he prepares to compete in this weekend's Olympic Trials.

Mar 30, 2021 by David Bray
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Bader and Bray catch up with Last Chance Olympic Qualifier champ Gabe Dean as he prepares to compete in this weekend's Olympic Trials.

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Bader and Bray catch up with Last Chance Olympic Qualifier champ Gabe Dean as he prepares to compete in this weekend's Olympic Trials.

Order of Show

0:01 The first Olympics Gabe Dean remembers

0:03 Gabe didn’t have Olympic goals until recently

0:05 Coming out of retirement has been important for Gabe Dean

0:07 The passing of Gabe Dean’s uncle continues to give him perspective

0:08 The football players Gabe Dean used to follow as a kid

0:11 Gabe Dean’s transition from focusing on football to wrestling

0:13 Gabe didn’t follow wrestling closely in high school

0:16 The urgency Gave Dean had to be an All-American during his gap year

0:18 The time Cam Simaz made Gabe eat bbq wings because he went 0-2

0:21 Gabe Dean’s retirement from competition

0:25 Coaching and training with Kyle Dake helped Gabe get better

0:26 The moment Gabe knew he was all in for Olympic Trials

0:31 How Gabe felt about getting the win over Bo Nickal

0:32 Gabe’s visualization and approach to competing in the upcoming Olympic Trials

0:36 Gabe Dean’s wins & whoopins