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USA Wrestling Weekly’s August 24, 2012 broadcast posted for viewing



The USA Wrestling Weekly broadcast for Friday, August 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:
http://youtu.be/h5_LBk7Hc7A

This week’s show included the following feature segments:
• Coverage from the University World Team Trials in Colorado Springs, Colo., including:
- Freestyle champions: Zach Sanders; Jimmy Kennedy; Jason Chamberlain; Colt Sponseller; Jon Reader; Dustin Kilgore; Tony Nelson
- Greco-Roman champions: Max Nowry; Jamel Johnson; Nick Alvarez; Jon Anderson; Mark Stenberg; Caylor Williams; Toby Erickson
• Coverage of the FILA Cadet World Championships men’s freestyle competition, including FILA Cadet World Champion Zain Retherford of Pennsylvania
• Olympic medalist Homecomings and Media Appearances for Jordan Burroughs, Jake Varner, Coleman Scott and Clarissa Chun
• Assistant National Women’s Coach Izzy Izboinikov resigns to take education job
• Exclusive video of President Barack Obama in the U.S. Olympic Training Center wrestling room
• Olympic referees Rick Tucci, Zach Errett and Stacey Davis
• Olympic public address announcer Ken Berger
• Wrestling photographer John Sachs at the Olympic Games
• And Much More

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 gabbott@usawrestling.org.

Websites interested in adding USA Wrestling Weekly should contact Jason Bryant of USA Wrestling at jbryant@usawrestling.org
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