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The following is a list of feature stories that readers can find in the latest issue of WIN Magazine (Vol. 24, Issue 11), which includes a preview of October’s UWW World Championships in Hungary and a breakdown of WIN’s 2018-19 Preseason NCAA Div. I rankings.

The issue was printed and mailed on Sept. 12, 2018. Click here to subscribe to WIN Magazine or call 888-305-0606.


PG 6 – WRESTLING PREPARES MLB CATCHER – Miami Marlins’ catcher J.T. Realmuto is the nephew of Oklahoma State coach John Smith. Having wrestled when he was young, he says a part of the success he’s had in baseball traces back to wrestling.

PG 8 – THE CHEMISTRY OF SUCCESS – What makes the 2018 USA men’s freestyle team, which could win a second straight team title in Hungary, so unique is that many of the 10 teammates had fairly intensive rivalries with one another not long ago.

PG 13 – KYLE DAKE COLUMN – Kyle previews the World Championships for the 2018 men’s freestyle team.

PG 14 – ADELINE GRAY COLUMN – Knowing the difference between being hurt and injured is very important for wrestlers and coaches.

PG 18 – WIN’S 2018-19 PRESEASON TEAM RANKINGS, PRESENTED BY CLIFF KEEN – Coach Cael Sanderson (right) and his top-ranked Penn State staff welcome back four former NCAA champs, including three two-time champs.

PG 16 – TRAINING TIPS – Zach Even-Esh explains the key to staying strong and being ready for wrestling is to not allow yourself to totally get out of wrestling shape through keeping a base level of training throughout the year.

PG 22 – WIN’S 2018-19 PRESEASON INDIVIDUAL RANKS, PRESENTED BY CLIFF KEEN – Seven champs from 2018 should return to the 2019 NCAAs in Pittsburgh, including two true sophomores in Spencer Lee of Iowa and Cornell’s Yianni Diakomihalis.

PG 28 – WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS PREVIEW – Check out the daily schedule of all 30 representatives from the United States, 10 in each style, who will compete at the 2018 UWW World Championships, Oct. 22-28, in Budapest, Hungary.

PG 33 – ROB SHERRILL HIGH SCHOOL SUMMER RPI – Which high school wrestlers had the best late spring and summer competition periods? Check out WIN’s annual Summer RPI list to see who had the most quality wins.

PG 38 – RMN EVENTS’ OUT-WEST ROUND-UP – HAWAII: MORE THAN AN ISLAND – At least 50 wrestlers from the 50th state were present at RMN’s 2018 Western States Championships, including a large contingent of women wrestlers who earned Triple Crown honors.

PG 43 – THE BUSINESS OF WRESTLING: DOLLAMUR – Dollamur’s innovations made the wrestling mat company an excellent choice for many of the nation’s wrestling programs who wanted a lighter-weight mat option.

PG 44 – TRACKWRESTLING’S STORY ON THE RICHARD PERRY ACCIDENT  – Andy Hamilton provides an closer look at Richard Perry, who now faces his biggest challenge after suffering a life-threatening accident while participating in a U.S. National Team Camp in California.

PG 49 – WAYNE BOYD COLUMN – American Wrestling League is set to debut in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, in late November and fans will be able to see the true professionals in the sport. AWL has a goal to increase the compensation that Senior-level wrestlers make through pro events.

PG 47 BOOK REVIEW: WRESTLING WITH RAMOS – There was more than an intimidating stare to the former Hawk that earned AA honors at Iowa. The 700-page book also details the 2016 Olympic Trials match with former Iowa wrestler Daniel Dennis.

PG 50 MIKE FINN COLUMN: COLLEGE SPOTLIGHT ON PURDUE – What does it take for a program in Div. I to break into the Top 15? Hired in 2014, coach Tony Ersland has the Boilermakers steadily improving but is ready for even more success.

52 Oversized Pages of Content. Enjoy!

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