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    witwhiz got a reaction from BLT in A peek inside grey-shirting   
    Still waiting for an answer to my question of who pays for/provides what when a kid is a member of the FLRC.
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    witwhiz got a reaction from madcat11 in tOSO vCornell   
    When Womack had a monster first year he was "Bama". After that, he became "Womack."
     
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    witwhiz got a reaction from JBluegill133 in Brody Teske   
    I always knew Devon was a schnupp and comer
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    witwhiz got a reaction from krippler in Brody Teske   
    I hear he's also into MMA and has a wicked right schnuppercut.
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    witwhiz got a reaction from ResiliteMarine in Brody Teske   
    I always knew Devon was a schnupp and comer
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    witwhiz got a reaction from HurricaneWrestling2 in Brody Teske   
    I always knew Devon was a schnupp and comer
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    witwhiz got a reaction from wrestlingphish in Brody Teske   
    I always knew Devon was a schnupp and comer
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    witwhiz got a reaction from skikayaker in Brody Teske   
    I always knew Devon was a schnupp and comer
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    witwhiz got a reaction from lost in Brody Teske   
    I always knew Devon was a schnupp and comer
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    witwhiz got a reaction from pamela in Brody Teske   
    I hear he's also into MMA and has a wicked right schnuppercut.
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    witwhiz got a reaction from Housebuye in Brody Teske   
    I always knew Devon was a schnupp and comer
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    witwhiz got a reaction from Jimmy Cinnabon in Brody Teske   
    I always knew Devon was a schnupp and comer
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    witwhiz got a reaction from VAtoSC in What wrestler would you like to see get PINNED the most?   
    Well, I guess that counts as a pin.  Quite a bout, I must say.
    I wouldn't mind seeing Darmstadt get pinned (again).
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    witwhiz got a reaction from tec87 in What poster would you like to see get Pie In The Face the most?   
    Cinnabon, without a doubt.
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    witwhiz got a reaction from ionel in What poster would you like to see get Pie In The Face the most?   
    Cinnabon, without a doubt.
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    witwhiz reacted to pamela in Wrestling at Decathlon USA   
    (I wasn't sure where else to post this topic, sorry)
    So Decathlon Sports is expanding into the US and I had the chance to visit one of their stores recently. They are a big European sporting goods chain with a global retail footprint and they produce pretty much all of their own merchandise under in-house private label brands, which I think helps keep their prices affordable. It's sort of like REI meets IKEA - think basic swimsuits & swim shorts starting at $4; two-person camping tents starting at $20; running sneakers starting at $15.  Decathlon seems to mostly target casual/first-time participants and weekend warriors as opposed to serious competitors. They have some "performance" stuff at higher price points too, but I'm not sure about the quality since the brands are unfamiliar. The stores are setup so you can come in and try stuff out/play all you want, plus they're cashless and have inventory robots drifting through the aisles so they probably tend to attract a younger crowd.
    Anyway, I was pretty impressed with the selection and layout of the store, not to mention the prices, but was a bit disappointed that they didn't carry any wrestling gear. Decathlon has sections in their stores for combat sports like boxing, MMA and martial arts but unfortunately nothing for wrestling. They also have entire dedicated aisles for sports like equestrian and bow hunting (which actually seems really mismatched with the clientele of this particular store) but no wrestling shoes, headgear, singlets, etc. whatsoever.
    I actually sent the company some feedback that I liked their store concept, but it kinda sucked that they have pretty much all the major sports represented plus stuff for a bunch of really niche activities like bocce, "turnball" and cruise sailing but zero merchandise for a big growing global Olympic sport like wrestling. To my surprise, Decalthlon's customer support was very responsive. They apologized and said that they are still trying to get a handle on the interests of US sports & leisure consumers and will consider adding wrestling products as they plan further expansion of their stores.
    All this got me to thinking that maybe a retailer like Decathlon can help draw interest to wrestling by selling the equipment in an attractive retail environment that young people like, at prices that are extremely reasonable for parents. It could place wrestling into the consideration set alongside other "cool" sports and maybe make it easier to give it a try. Who knows.
    If you'd like to pass along similar feedback to Decathlon, they have a contact form here: https://www.decathlon.com/pages/contact-us
    Just thought I'd share.
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    witwhiz got a reaction from gimpeltf in LEHIGH ENGINEERS   
    For those who in the excitement of the non streamed Intrasquad meet may have missed my prior posting, there's a LU Wrestling forum at http://www.lehighsportsforum.com/viewforum.php?f=7&sid=4275efbbe0167bfc482214bbc2d9d7bc. which has the advantage of being all LU and more amenable to the posting of multiple topics.  Makes sense to me for those LU fans still on this forum to come on over so we're all literally on the same page.
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    witwhiz got a reaction from Sublime607 in What school is the "anti-PSU" program?   
    I think PSU wrestlers are scripted to say they're having fun.  I remember Jimmy Gulibon saying it over and over in interviews.  Didn't come across as sincere.
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    witwhiz got a reaction from teach in What school is the "anti-PSU" program?   
    I don't think many teams are happy with a tie - unless they were the clear underdog.
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    witwhiz got a reaction from jon in LEHIGH ENGINEERS   
    I agree that if information is available to and publishable by Wally, it should be available to the general public at the same time (although that might ... um ... put Wally out of business). It could be, though, that there aren't in house resources to do so.  After all, the posted team schedule is still showing Oklahoma as an opponent at the South Beach Duals when Missouri replaced Oklahoma some time ago.
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    witwhiz got a reaction from jon in LEHIGH ENGINEERS   
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