The generation growing up today is being hijacked.

Dan Russell Everyone Wrestles, Faith, Courage, and Resilience, Tougher Than Hell 0 Comments

What are we going to do about it? Sound the alarm! I am making an urgent call to our wrestling family to once again enter the ring and embrace the challenge we are facing today. Our youth are being misled into the belief that everyone deserves a trophy. Our culture instills the myth, you are entitled to success  One multi-million dollar ad campaign begins …

How important is Greco Roman and Freestyle Wrestling for collegiate success?

Dan Russell Tougher Than Hell, Wrestling and Athletics 0 Comments

FLOWRESTLING posted an article titled By the Numbers: 2016 NCAA’s One question: How important is wrestling Greco Roman and Freestyle Wrestling outside of the school season? National Champs that were All-Americans in Fargo Nico, Nahshon, Zain, IMAR, Dieringer, Martin, Cox, Snyder Runners-Ups that were All-Americans In Fargo Gilman, Clark, Meredith, Sorenson, Nickal, Dudley, McIntosh, Gwiazdowski All Americans That Made a …

ENOUGH

Dan Russell Tougher Than Hell 0 Comments

I stepped off the airplane after the flight back from North Dakota State in early spring, along with my teammates and coaches. I had done it.  I was the second person in U.S History to win four NCAA titles. Each of us wrestlers had the usual mountain of bags to collect – clothes bags, plus a whole other duffel full …