Sep 30, 2021
In March of 2021 at the NCAA Division I wrestling championships in St. Louis, five African-American wrestlers – Iowa State’s David Carr, Minnesota’s Gable Steveson and the Penn State trip of Roman Bravo-Young, Carter Starocci and Aaron Brooks — all won individual championships. It was a high water mark...
May 12, 2021
The third John Smith interview is here! This interview was recorded in October of 2020 at Coach Smith's office, as part of the audio documentary series, The Smiths. We talk about Pat's career, John's loss to Reinoso at the '92 games, and John's coaching career. Enjoy!
The Smiths chronicles the rise of...
Apr 7, 2021
In honor of the Olympic Trials taking place this past weekend, we wanted to release the second of three John Smith interviews. As a reminder, this interview was recorded as part of the audio documentary, The Smiths. This interview covers the second-half of John’s competitive career, as well as John’s perspective on...
Feb 8, 2021
Bonus episode time! This episode features the full Mark Branch interview, which was recorded in November of 2020 for The Smiths. Today, Mark Branch is the head coach at the University of Wyoming, but back in 93/94 he was a redshirt freshman, wrestling for the Cowboys. Enjoy!
The Smiths chronicles the...
Feb 8, 2021
Bonus episode time! This episode features the full Dan Gable interview, which was recorded in August of 2020 for The Smiths. Enjoy!
The Smiths chronicles the rise of wrestling icons, John & Pat Smith, with never-before-seen footage, as well as interviews with more than 30 friends, family and...