WWR36: 1972 Olympic Champions Dan Gable and Ben Peterson talk hydration and recount weight changes

WWR36: 1972 Olympic Champions Dan Gable and Ben Peterson talk hydration and recount weight changes

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Nearly 20 years ago, the sport of college wrestling was rocked by deaths of three college athletes as they tried to cut weight. Billy Saylor, Joe LaRosa and Jeff Reese all died after massive dehydration complicated by the use of legal, yet mostly untested supplements. The result was sweeping change from the NCAA, including moving dual meet weigh-ins to one hour before and banning of anything related to weight loss that wasn't simply a product of hard work. Rubber suits, something ... See More

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