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After wrestling for eight years where do you see yourself in the upcoming years? Will wrestling still be part of your life?   I plan to continue wrestling through college until I graduate. And take opportunities as they come such as world team, Olympic trials, or even coaching opportunities.   What has wrestling helped you discover about yourself?                                        Wrestling has helped me discover I REALLY hate losing. I’ve always hated losing, but when you have nobody else to blame but yourself you realize how much you truly hate the feeling. It has also helped me realize I’m a go getter, I...

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Q. How did you begin your wrestling career, how old were you when you started?a. I started wrestling in eighth grade. I had just quit the swim team and my parents wanted me to be involved in a sport so I started wrestling with my brother at the club that is now rise. My brother Nate inspired me to wrestle because he made it look so fun I loved how competitive and challenging it was. Q. What makes you passionate about wrestling?a. He challenge is what makes me so passionate. There is an obvious physical challenge in wrestling that is...

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Today we are happy to have Robert Hernandez shine some light onto out "Athlete Spotlight" blog section. Robert is currently attending Schreiner University where he is studying Exercise science Fitness and Wellness while wrestling. Robert is an outstanding student and athlete full of determination, hunger for success, and love for his peers and family. American Wrestler is excited to see what the future holds for Robert! Q. As someone who played football before wrestling, how do the sports differ and how do they complement each other? a. Football and wrestling are two very tough sports, Wrestling involves way more technicality...

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Gavin Ramos from Montwood High School   Mirna Espinoza from Lamar High School  Xander Larsen from Southlake Carroll High School

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Welcome to Woman Wednesday a blog section created by American Wrestler as a way to motivate, inspire, and represent Women's Wrestling. Each week we interview an outstanding wrestler to know more about their individual journey & accomplishments. This week we had the pleasure of kicking off our first Woman Wednesday video interview with the amazing De'anna Prince. De'anna is a student-athlete attending Wayland Baptist University where she is wrestling, participating in the dance team, and studying Criminal Justice. What makes De'anna unique to other wrestlers is her determination. Aside from participating in sports and going to school De'anna works two...

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