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Kyven Gadson has had as storied a career at Iowa State as they come. A two-time All-American going into his senior year, Gadson was struggling with maintaining his love of the sport after his father, Willie Gadson, also an All-American at Iowa State and Kyven's high school coach at Waterloo High School, passed away during Kyven's sophomore year.


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Making 92 Kg Was A Necessary Choice For Kyven Gadson At WTT

Sep 3, 2021

Kyven Gadson doesn't like making weight, but he was forced into the 92 kg weight class after five years at 97. Gadson looks to the upcoming World Team Trials where he could face his friend J'den Cox and he looks back on his decision to compete in freestyle after winning an NCAA title for Iowa State in 2015.