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J Robinson Documentary Release Today

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MINNEAPOLIS, MN – The life of University of Minnesota Head Wrestling Coach J Robinson will take center stage in an upcoming feature-length documentary film, J Robinson: Full Circle, which will premiere on May 3, 2016, streaming online at jrobinsonfullcircle.com. Directed by independent filmmaker Ryan Leer, the documentary traces Robinson’s life from childhood through the present, offering unprecedented access to one ...

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CHRIS FEDER APPOINTED AS HEAD COACH FOR MACCABI USA

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Philadelphia, PA – David and Stewart Pruzansky, Open Wrestling Co-Chairmen of the USA Organizing Committee for the 20th World Maccabiah Games, have appointed Chris Feder as Head Coach for the Open Men’s Wrestling team for Team USA. Feder, a 2006 inductee to the California Wrestling Hall of Fame, will lead a team of nine wrestlers to compete in Israel, July ...

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USA Wrestling Team Secures Three more Spots at 2016 Olympic Games

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ULAANBAATAR, Mongolia – 2015 World champion Helen Maroulis (Huntington Beach, Calif./Sunkist Kids) cruised to victory in the finals of the 1st Olympic Games World Qualifying Tournament to bring back a gold medal for the U.S. women’s freestyle team. Maroulis picked apart 2012 World bronze medalist Maria Prevolaraki of Greece in the championship bout at 53 kg/116.5 lbs. to win by ...

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World champions Gray, Maroulis to face Canadians in Beat the Streets United In The Square

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NEW YORK, April 18, 2016 – World champion women wrestlers Adeline Gray and Helen Maroulis of the United States will compete against talented Canadian opponents as part of the 2016 Beat the Streets international competition, which returns to New York City’s Times Square on Thursday, May 19. Gray is a three-time World champion who earned a spot on the 2016 ...

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Reflection: 2016 NCAA Wrestling Rule Changes

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By: Alex Steen, Special to The Open Mat No set of rule changes in recent memory has inspired more impassioned debate or had a greater immediate impact on college wrestling matches than the four-point near fall and out-of-bounds stalling rules introduced before the 2015-16 season.  While the four-point near fall has been almost universally lauded as a step forward, the ...

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