Wrestling: Not just for the boys anymore
Original post made on Feb 22, 2013
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on Feb 22, 2013 at 11:30 am
Fantastic. Hats off to the girls, boys, coaches, and the program as a whole. The accomplishments of our fellow Palo Altans never fail to surprise and uplift me.
on Feb 22, 2013 at 11:36 am
Good for her, very impressive! It's really too bad that the IOC eliminated all hope that wrestling will continue. It has already been having issues because of regulations regarding spending equally on female and male sports (not meant as a negative toward the rules, I know why they exist). With no chance of competing beyond college, the sport will lose sponsors, colleges and universities will cut programs, and soon after high schools will eliminate their programs as well. Thank you IOC for eliminating one of the original sports, one that teaches discipline and hard work, two things that many entitled, lazy kids today don't learn. I can tell you having been raised in Iowa and participating in many sports, wrestling is hands down the most physically challenging of them all. I remember a long distance, state champion swimmer throwing up ¾ of the way through a wrestling practice. He joined us thinking it would be easy and to make a point. He succeeded.
on Feb 22, 2013 at 12:28 pm
All hail progress?