In March 1970,
Sports Illustrated
profiled Larry Owings,
the University of Washington wrestler
who beat Dan Gable in the 142-pound finals at the 1970 NCAAs...
handing the Cyclone his first-ever loss in high school and college.

Now you can read about Owings
in "A Good Littler Man Wins Big"
now in the SI Vault online!

Here's the link:

Thanks to Jim Maxey for informing me of this link.


PS For photos and info from the epic Gable vs Owings match -- and excerpts from the book "Owings!" -- visit