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|USA Wrestling Weekly’s November 2, 2012 broadcast posted for viewing|
By Gary Abbott USA Wrestling
The USA Wrestling Weekly broadcast for Friday, November 2, 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:
• Olympic Wrestling Team Thanks America celebration tour to be hosted in Orlando, New York City and Los Angeles
• Funeral held for 1984 Olympic champion Jeff Blatnick in his community near Albany, N.Y.
• Teams being finalized for USA vs. Russia Dual meet at Hofstra University on Long Island, N.Y., November 11
• National Wrestling Hall of Fame announces its Class of 2013, including distinguished members Matt Ghaffari, Melvin Douglas, Dan Chandler and Ron Gray
• Coverage from the USA Wrestling Fall Coaches Clinic at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo.
• Wrestlers Wayne Baughman and Duane Goldman inducted into Colorado Springs Sports Hall of Fame
• Coverage of Dan Gable Day in Iowa held at the National Wrestling Hall of Fame Dan Gable Museum in Waterloo, Iowa
• And Much More
The USA Wrestling Weekly Photo of the Week contest winner was Stephanie Vanik, depicting Willowbrook High School freshman Tommy Vanik of Illinois locking up an opponent in a recent match.
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: Colorado USA Wrestling; 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 Chad Kriz 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 Gary Abbott of USA Wrestling at email@example.com