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  • Apr 15, 2015

    Big Dreams & Big Teams in Guatemala

    We are exicted for the opportunties ahead of us in the summer of 2015. We have big dreams about the things God will accomplish in Guatemala and Mongolia through the sport of wrestling. We have two large teams with 17 wrestlers over all and more to come. Our Guatemala team will compete against teams from Guatemala, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Mexico, and other Latin American teams. Our team will have ministry opportuntites at the tournaments, as well as with wrestling clubs, schools, prisons, and orphanages. Heres a look at our roster as of April 15th, we have a possible few additions to come....

    GUATEMALA

    Skylar Smith                            Liberty Christian MS, TX         42 kg SB

    Elijah Perkins                          Miamisburg HS, OH                58 kg CA/JR

    Paul Diest                                Rampart HS, CO                     63 kg CA/JR

    Logan Schaffner                      Wray HS, CO                          60 kg JR

    Noel Cordero                          North Olmstead HS, OH         60 kg JR

    Tristen Luccessi                       Nease HS, FL                           66 kg JR

    Campbell Morton                   Wheaton College                    66 kg JR

    Michael Underwood               Rutgers University                  74 kg JR

    Thomas Huddleston               Ave Maria University               74 kg JR

  • Apr 15, 2015

    Big Dreams & Big Teams in Mongolia

    We are exicted for the opportunties ahead of us in the summer of 2015. We have big dreams about the things God will accomplish in Mongolia and Guatemala through the sport of wrestling. We have two large teams with 17 wrestlers over all and more to come. While in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia our team will compete in the John Peterson Tournament. Interntaional Tournament with clubs from Mongolia, East Asia, and Russia. Our team will have ministry opportuntites at the tournaments, as well as with wrestling clubs, schools, prisons, and orphanages. Heres a look at our roster as of April 15th, we have a possible few additions to come....

    MONGOLIA

    Thayer Atkins                                      Duke              55/60 kg

    Evan Toth                                            Mich. St.         66 kg

    Anderson Pope                                   UNC               74 kg

    Brad Metz                                           Findlay            84 kg

    Ethan Ramos                                       UNC                84 kg

    Jacob Kasper                                       Duke               96 kg

    Garret Goldman                                 Indiana            96/120 kg

     

     

  • Apr 15, 2015

    Big Dreams & Big Teams

    We are exicted for the opportunties ahead of us in the summer of 2015. We have big dreams about the things God will accomplish in Mongolia and Guatemala through the sport of wrestling. Wrestling is one of the worlds most diverse sports with countries like Russia, Iran, Mongolia, Cuba, Azerbijan, and the USA as world powers. We have two large teams with 17 wrestlers over all and more to come. While in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia our team will compete in the John Peterson Tournament. Interntaional Tournament with clubs from Mongolia, East Asia, and Russia. Our Guatemala team will compete against teams from Guatemala, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Mexico, and other Latin American teams. Both teams will have ministry opportuntites at the tournaments, as well as with wrestling clubs, schools, prisons, and orphanages. 

    here is a link to our Mongolian Team Blog and our roster..

    here is a link to our Guatemalan Team Blog and our roster..

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