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Monday, June 23, 2008
No Holds Barred: 2008 U.S. Olympic Wrestlers VanDusen, Dantzler, Mango, Hrovat, Miller, Bernard, Mocco, Byers, Wheeler, Cormier, Chun
On this edition of No Holds Barred, host Eddie Goldman speaks with members of the 2008 U.S. Olympic wrestling team, who will compete this August at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games.
They were in New York last week for a media tour, which included promoting the Fuel the Dream program to assist families with travel expenses to China.
At Foley's New York Pub and Restaurant, we spoke with 11 members of the team about their backgrounds, their careers, and what to expect in Beijing.
They are, in the order in which we spoke: Marcie VanDusen (55 kg/121 lbs., women's freestyle), T.C. Dantzler (74 kg/163 lbs., Greco-Roman), Spenser Mango (55 kg/121 lbs., Greco-Roman), Andy Hrovat (84 kg/185 lbs., men's freestyle), Randi Miller (63 kg/137.5 lbs., women's freestyle), Ali Bernard (72 kg/158.5 lbs., women's freestyle), Steve Mocco (120 kg/264.5 lbs., men's freestyle), Dremiel Byers (120 kg/264.5 lbs., Greco-Roman), Adam Wheeler (96 kg/211.5 lbs., Greco-Roman), Daniel Cormier (96 kg/211.5 lbs., men's freestyle), and Clarissa Chun (48 kg/105.5 lbs., women's freestyle).
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Labels: Adam Wheeler, Ali Bernard, Clarissa Chun, Daniel Cormier, Dremiel Byers, Eddie Goldman, freestyle, Greco-Roman, Hrovat, Mango, Mocco, No Holds Barred, Olympics, Randi Miller, VanDusen, wrestling