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Anyone else not all that impressed when a wrestler who's been bred to win a NCAA title wins it?

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Just sayin'.  There's no real surprise in that, even when it's accomplished as a true freshman or whatever.  If you look at their history everything up to that point has been done so they can accomplish it.  A lot of the times their dads are their personal coaches or otherwise highly involved to make sure it happens.  Such wrestlers are basically "insiders" of the sport and it would actually be more surprising if they didn't win.  It's more impressive when an outsider who is on the fringe wins a title (eg, Macciavello).

 

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Was Lee the one that thanked his parents for spending all their money traveling and on personal coaches? Probably had more impact than Jesus, I would imagine.

Jesus provided Spencer's parents with the ability to provide for Spencer.

See how it works? It becomes an infinite loop.

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We celebrate the Spencer Lee’s who were trained since birth to be wrestling champions. Unfortunately there are hundreds or maybe thousands of parents that did the the same thing and their kids fizzled out in high school. In all of these stories it’s about the parents living vicariously through their children.

 

Many of these kids end up with cauliflower ears, busted up bodies, an inept social skills. Better to let kids be kids and watch them find their way.

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