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|USA Wrestling Weekly’s February 24, 2012 broadcast posted for viewing|
By Gary Abbott USA Wrestling
The USA Wrestling Weekly broadcast for Friday, February 24, 2012, has been posted for fans to enjoy.
USA Wrestling Weekly is a new half-hour news broadcast which will be produced on a weekly basis. Presented in a news format, it provides updated information on USA Wrestling activities, as well as a variety of feature segments.
To see this week’s episode, visit the following link:
This week’s show included the following feature segments:
• Coverage of Cerro Pelado International in Havana, Cuba with U.S. champions Jordan Burroughs, Dustin Kilgore, Tervel Dlagnev
• Coverage of Klippan Lady Open in Klippan, Sweden with champion Adeline Gray
• Coverage of Ukrainian Memorial International in Kiev, Ukraine
• Coverage of Vladimir Semenov International in Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia
• Coverage of NWCA Mat Mayhem National Duals finals, with Minnesota beating host Oklahoma State in the finals.
• Preview of 2012 Pan American Championships in Colorado Springs, Colo.
• NBC Rock Center crew, led by Harry Smith, interviews Olympic champion Rulon Gardner
• Coverage from high school state events in Nebraska, Iowa and Colorado
• Dr. Dave Curby announces Curby Cup will be held May 19 in Illinois
• And Much More
The USA Wrestling Weekly Photo of the Week contest winner was Christy Tonsor, with photo of eight-year old Noah Tonsor from Slinger, Wis. scoring a pin in a match at 45 pounds in an event in Antigo, Wis.
There is a new embeddable video player on TheMat.com which allows fans and media to view the most recent episode of USA Wrestling Weekly, and cycle through past episodes. This player can be embedded in websites, blogs and other online media outlets.
The show is moderated by veteran wrestling broadcaster Scott Casber and is scheduled for distribution each Friday on TheMat.com.
Each episode will also be posted on USA Wrestling’s YouTube Channel. In addition, USA Wrestling Weekly will be offered to a variety of websites, and will also be available to television networks across the nation.
USA Wrestling Weekly is now aired on television by:
• Oklahoma Cox Cable, which reaches viewers in the Oklahoma City/Norman and the Tulsa metropolitan areas.
• Mediacom Cable, with distribution in six Midwestern states, bringing USA Wrestling news to one of the biggest wrestling hotbeds in the nation.
• The Fight Now USA cable network
• Long Lines Cable, with distribution in Eastern Nebraska, Western Iowa and SW South Dakota.
• CATV Service, which has served the Central Susquehanna Valley in Pennsylvania for over 55 years.
• Midco Sports Network, which services North Dakota, South Dakota and Minnesota
Current USA Wrestling Weekly website partners: InterMatWrestle.com; Takedown Media. Com; Tech-Fall.com, USA Wrestling – Tennessee, The Open Mat, USA Wrestling – Kansas, Lighthouse Wrestling, Maryland USA Wrestling, NYwrestling.com, BTSusa.org, and BTSgear.com.
USA Wrestling staff participates extensively in creating the content for the show. The production of USA Wrestling Weekly is handled by Takedown Wrestling Media, which produces a variety of other wrestling broadcast products. The Lead Producer for the show is Shawn Van Leeuwen of Takedown Wrestling Media. Feedback is encouraged, and should be sent to Gary Abbott of USA Wrestling at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Websites interested in adding USA Wrestling Weekly should contact Jason Bryant of USA Wrestling at email@example.com