2008 could be The Year of Gary Kurdelmeier, known as "the architect" of the Iowa Hawkeyes dynasty we all know today...

> Mike Chapman did a nice tribute to Kurdelmeier RE the Iowa vs Iowa State rivalry -- reinstated when he was head coach of the Hawkeyes in the 1970s -- at WIN Magazine. Here's a link: http://sports.groups.yahoo.com/group...20Kurdelmeier/

> Earlier this year, I wrote an article for RevWrestling about Kurdelmeier's HS and college wrestling career, and coaching career as an innovator:
http://revwrestling.com/articles/380...ry-Kurdelmeier

> I recently completed a photo-tribute to Kurdelmeier, with pics from HS and college wrestling career (including photos of many of his opponents, including Dan Hodge), and as a coach:
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Vintag...?order=ordinal

Merry Christmas!
Mark
Moderator, Vintage Amateur Wrestling
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/VintageAmateurWrestling/