Wrestlers overcome obstacles and support each other on Cleveland high school team

Leroy Sutton, a student at Lincoln West High School in Cleveland, is legally blind. His friend, Dartanyon Crockett, has virtually no legs. He lost them in a train accident in 2001. Neither obstacle prevents the two from competing, and doing well, on their high school wrestling team. It’s interesting to read how the two both […]

The Miracle on the Mat — Rulon Gardner wins Olympic gold in Greco-Roman wrestling (2000)

Rulon Gardner’s opponent in the gold medal round of the 2000 Greco-Roman wrestling competition was Russian Alexander Karelin, who was previously undefeated in 13 years of international competition. In the previous 6 years of his unbeaten streak, he hadn’t so much as given up one point. The winner of 3 gold medals, Karelin was noted […]