Thanks to wrestling forum stars Spider and Denny -- along with Shelby Wilson, Jack Marchello and Les Anderson -- for their willingness to share what it was like to wrestle back in the day...
High school and college wrestlers in the U.S. wear one-piece singlets and headgear, and wrestle on foam mats. But it hasn't always been so. What was it like for wrestlers who competed in wool trunks and tights, without shirts and without headgear, on cotton or horsehair mats? Did old-school mats and gear have an impact on the way they wrestled? See for yourself in Mark Palmer's latest article for Rev Rewind.