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Ellis Coleman & his Flying Squirrel featured in ESPN The Magazine photo shoot
Richard Immel USA Wrestling
01/27/2013

2012 Greco-Roman Olympian Ellis Coleman will be featured in the latest edition of ESPN The Magazine enacting his famous move the flying squirrel.

Coleman made national headlines after a YouTube video of him hitting the flying squirrel at the 2011 World Junior Championships went viral. National sports media companies including ESPN picked up the video.

The flying squirrel video reached number one on the ESPN Top Ten and was Best of the Best Champion for a number of weeks.

ESPN The Magazine flew a crew out to the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado the weekend of January 5, 2013 to conduct a photo shoot with Coleman.

The photo shoot produced what would be a two-page spread of Coleman enacting the flying squirrel. ESPN The Magazine depicts the move in a frame-by-frame style spreading across two pages allowing the reader to see all the nuances of the move.

Continue to follow the career of Ellis Coleman by following him on twitter. His handle is, most appropriately, @DaFlyinSqurrel.


 
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