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Originally from West Virginia, Braxton Amos is a three time West Virginia state champion and currently wrestles for the Wisconsin Badgers. Amos has had a stellar career thus far making it to the Olympic trials finals in greco at just 19 years of age. Amos also competed at the Olympic team trials in freestyle after qualifying through the last chance qualifier tournament. A hot commodity even back in high school, Amos won a title at the Fargo junior freestyle nationals in 2019

Braxton Amos | Bader Show

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Braxton Amos | Bader Show

Sep 1, 2021

Braxton Amos is coming off a historic performance at the Junior World Championships where he won a gold medal in freestyle and a bronze in Greco. Hear from Amos about his double medal run and about his upcoming freshman season at Wisconsin.

00:00 Intro

01:38 The Braxton Amos shrine

03:58 Life after a world title

06:18 JR world championships walkthrough

21:56 Making a choice on styles

23:01 The prospect of being a college student

24:28 Folkstyle training

25:50 Practice schedule at Wisconsin moving forward

26:54 Madison Wisconsin

28:02 AJ Ferrari match

31:20 197

32:58 Embracing being the face of Badger wrestling

34:00 Can Braxton beat Jon Reader

37:15 Badger wrestling history

38:13 Questions from Rich

48:38 Closing remarks