Dan Gable turned 60 Saturday. The event went relatively unnoticed. Wrestling historian and writer, Mark Palmer, made note of it on the internet Friday and I?ve seen or read little else about it.
As I?ve said before, my love for the sport started when a friend asked me to ride to Ames with him to watch Gable wrestle ? just about 40 years ago. I?m not going to try to write any type of biography here. I?ll leave that to the better writers and those that know Dan well. However, when you
Updated 10-27-2008 at 11:46 AM by Schlottke
1 Angel Escobedo Jr. Indiana
2 Troy Nickerson Jr. Cornell
3 Charlie Falck Sr. Iowa
4 Brandon Precin Jr. Northwestern
5 James Nicholson So. ODU
6 Obe Blanc Sr. Oklahoma State
7 Rollie Peterkin Jr. Penn
8 Anthony Robles So. Arizona State
9 Steve Mytych Sr. Drexel
10 Nic Bedelyon So. Kent State
11 Marcos Orozco Jr. UC Davis
12 Nikko Triggas So. Ohio State
My name is Richard Fessler. I went to Apple Valley High School and graduated in 2005. I have decided to return to school to continue my education and wrestling career. This year I am attending Ellsworth College, which is a part of the NJCAA division. I will be posting a blog two times a week to inform about the training and other things I will be doing to make it to nationals and do well at the tournament. I am working hard and doing well with my academics, which is most important. I will be
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Be a role model. Build physical activity into your day. When your children see you exercising, they will become active. If you are a beginner at working out, take your time and let your children know that people are never too old to change their habits or learn to have fun exercising.Support your child's choices of physical activities. Yes, it's important that they are safe, but safety comes on how to make the activity more safe. . Encourage you child to dance, skateboard, participate in
Updated 10-15-2008 at 12:43 PM by Schlottke