Challengers To Team USA On Display At The Continentals
Apr 22, 2021Both the Asian and European Championships went down over the past week. In men’s freestyle, 4 world champions and over 20 Olympians competed in the continentals. In case you missed some of the action, here are a few major takeaways and how they might influence Team USA this August in Tokyo.
How The Asian Qualifier Influenced Team USA
Apr 14, 2021
The Asian Olympic Games Qualifier went down over the weekend in Almaty, Kazakhstan. 2 Olympic qualifying spots were on the line for the finalists at each weight. This was also the last continental qualifier before the “Last Chance” tournament in Sofia, Bulgaria May 6th-9th where the final two Olympic spots will be determined.
Garden State Updates: Delbarton Making Waves In New Jersey
Apr 8, 2021
The New Jersey high school postseason will be here before we know it. It’s a dead sprint to the finish line and teams around the state have been getting busy making the most of what was an expectedly disappointing season. Still - as I’ve said before - it’s better than nothing. We still have Super Regions coming up on April 17th and 18th, with the state championships a week later on the 24th and 25th at Phillipsburg High School.
Saying Good-Bye To Wrestling After The 2021 Olympic Trials
Apr 7, 2021
The goal is a gold medal at the Olympics Games. When that goal is no longer a reality, many of the country’s best wrestlers retire from active competition immediately following the Olympic Trials.
Maroulis & Gray Return To The Games: Women's Olympic Team Trials Recap
Apr 5, 2021
What a night in Fort Worth. When Helen Maroulis pinned Jenna Burkert in match 3 of the 57 kg finals, it capped off a weekend of high drama playing out on the biggest stage in domestic wrestling, the Olympic Team Trials. For some, all the hard work and dreams came down to a moment, but none more emotional than the final Maroulis-Burkert match.
What Happened With J'den Cox, And What Happens Next?
Apr 5, 2021
Before the first whistle blew in Fort Worth at this weekend's US Olympic Trials, USA Wrestling announced that two-time World champion and four-time World and Olympic medalist, J'den Cox had missed weight and would not be allowed to compete. Not surprisingly, this sent shock waves through the wrestling community, and for the entire weekend, that story remained at the top of many people's minds.