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Bonus Points is the official podcast of USA Wrestling and TheMat.com hosted by Richard Immel. Sponsored by Liberty Mutual Insurance Play Positive®, Bonus Points offers interviews and insight from USA Wrestling, the National Governing Body for wrestling in the United States and will feature coaches, athletes and notable names from the sport of wrestling. Part of the Mat Talk Podcast Network.
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Sep 28, 2016

Episode 54 of the USA Wrestling Bonus Points podcast features 2016 Cadet World champion in men's freestyle wrestling Kurt McHenry.

McHenry won men’s freestyle gold for the U.S. at the 2016 Cadet World Championships in Tbilisi, Georgia with an electrifying performance at 42 kg/92.5 lbs.

The Virginia native won four matches over the top Cadet wrestlers in the World to win his first World title. Two of McHenry’s four wins came by technical fall. He posted a last second victory over Mahir Mammadzada of Azerbaijan in the championship match.

McHenry will be a high school sophomore this year at St. Paul's in Maryland. He was a state champion as a freshman at 106 pounds.

Topics of discussion include his Cadet Worlds performance, wrestling as a lightweight, creating a successful wrestling style and much more.

Follow USA Wrestling Bonus Points Ep. 54 guest Kurt McHenry on Twitter at @Kurt_McNasty and follow show host Richard Immel at @Richard_Immel.

Listen to previous episodes of the show on the USA Wrestling Bonus Points Archives or by subscribing on your favorite podcast listening application.

Sep 22, 2016

Episode 53 of the USA Wrestling Bonus Points podcast features 2016 Junior World champion in men's freestyle wrestling Mark Hall.

The 19-year-old Hall won men’s freestyle gold for the U.S. at the 2016 Junior World Championships in Macon, France with a remarkable performance at 74 kg/163 lbs.

Hall won five matches over the top Junior wrestlers in the World to win his first Junior crown. Two of Hall’s five wins came by technical fall with one other coming by pin.

Hall adds Junior World champion to a resume that already included 2014 Cadet World champion, three-time age-group U.S. World Team member, three-time USAW Cadet Nationals champion and six-time high school state champion.

Hall is attending college wrestling powerhouse Penn State where he will compete as a freshman this fall.

Topics of discussion include his Junior Worlds journey, college recruitment, navigating early success and much more.

Follow USA Wrestling Bonus Points Ep. 53 guest Mark Hall on Twitter at @BaybeeMarky_PSU and follow show host Richard Immel at @Richard_Immel.

Listen to previous episodes of the show on the USA Wrestling Bonus Points Archives or by subscribing on your favorite podcast listening application.

Sep 11, 2016

Episode 52 of Bonus Points features 2016 Olympic champion in men's freestyle wrestling Kyle Snyder.

The 20-year-old Snyder won four matches at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to become the youngest American wrestler to win Olympic gold.

Competing at 97 kg, Snyder defeated Javier Cortina of Cuba, Albert Saritov of Romania, Elizbar Odikadze of Georgia and Khetag Goziumov of Azerbaijan on his road to gold in Rio.

Last Sept. Snyder became the youngest World champion in U.S. wrestling history, and followed that up by winning his first NCAA championship for Ohio State in March.

Topics of discussion include the road to Olympic gold, a wild up-and-down season, mixing college and international wrestling and much more.

Follow USA Wrestling Bonus Points Ep. 52 guest Kyle Snyder on Twitter at @Snyder_man45 and follow show host Richard Immel at @Richard_Immel.

Listen to previous episodes of the show on the USA Wrestling Bonus Points Archives or by subscribing on your favorite podcast listening application.

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