Gold medals aren't really made of gold. They're made of sweat, determination, and a hard-to-find alloy called guts.
More enduringly than any other sport, wrestling teaches self-control and pride. Some have wrestled without great skill - none have wrestled without pride.
Once you've wrestled, everything else in life is easy.
Right out of high school I never had the fear of getting beat, which is how most people lose.
The 1st period is won by the best technician. The 2nd period is won by the kid in the best shape. The 3rd period is won by the kid with the biggest heart.