The Bader Show

Bader Show: Austin Schafer

Bader Show: Austin Schafer

Bader & Kyle Klingman talk with two-time Senior Nationals champion Austin Schafer fresh off his victory in Coralville over the weekend.

May 4, 2021 by David Bray
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Bader & Kyle Klingman talk with two-time Senior Nationals champion Austin Schafer fresh off his victory in Coralville over the weekend.

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Bader & Kyle Klingman talk with two-time Senior Nationals champion Austin Schafer fresh off his victory in Coralville over the weekend.

Order of Show

Watch the replay of The Bader Show from May 4, 2021, with Austin Schafer.

Austin Schafer

0:00 - Takeaways from the weekend.

2:00 - Austin’s introduction to wrestling. 

4:00 - Developing a passion for the sport.

6:00 - Reasons to wrestle in college.

10:00 - Not-so-stellar high school credentials.

11:00 - Army first; Oklahoma State second.

12:30 - Wrestling light at heavyweight.

15:30 - Tough love.

16:30 - Why did things start to click?

19:00 - Austin Schafer: The most interesting man in the world.

20:00 - ‘I think I’m hilarious.’

24:00 - ‘Coming up short kept me hungry.’

27:00 - Diverse training environments.

29:00 - ‘We just vibing.’ 

31:00 - Toothless titan.

33:00 - Austin’s Wacky World.

34:30 - Johny Hendricks

35:30 - Injuries and multi-year layoff.

45:00 - Wins and whoopins.