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Biography - Ramico Blackmon
Team USA Ranking No. at 74KG
Years on Team USA: 4 (2000-02, 04-05, 07-08)
Residence: Monument, CO
Club:
Coach:
College: Eastern Michigan
HighSchool: Fort Myers, Fla. (North Fort Myers)
Born: 09/12/72 in Cordele, Ga.
Height: 5-7

2007: Third in U.S. World Team Trials… Fourth in U.S. Nationals… Third in Dave Schultz Memorial International… Fifth in Takhti Cup (Iran)…
2006: Fifth in U.S. Nationals… Third in New York AC International Open… Fourth in Sunkist Kids/ASU International Open… Fourth in Dave Schultz Memorial International…
2005: Fourth in NYAC Holiday Championships…
2004: Third in U.S. Olympic Team Trials… Fourth in U.S. Nationals… Second in Dave Schultz Memorial International…
2003: Fifth in U.S. World Team Trials… Fifth in U.S. Nationals… Sunkist Kids International champion… Fifth in NYAC International… Rocky Mountain Regional champion…
2002: Third in U.S. Nationals… Second in Sunkist Kids International… Second in Dave Schultz Memorial International…
2001: Second in U.S. World Team Trials… U.S. Nationals champion… Dave Schultz Memorial International champion… 10th in Poland Open… Sixth in Yasar Dogu International (Turkey)…
2000: Third in U.S. Olympic Team Trials… Sixth in U.S. Nationals… Second in South Olympic Regional Trials… Fourth in Dave Schultz Memorial International… Sixth in Sunkist Kids International…
1999: Sixth in U.S. World Team Trials… Seventh in U.S. Nationals… Fourth in Dave Schultz Memorial International... Henri Deglane Challenge champion (France)... Fourth in Clansmen International (Canada)... Second in Winter Classic... Second in Trophe Milone (Italy)...
1998: Sixth in U.S. World Team Trials… Eighth in U.S. Nationals… Second in Five Continents Cup (Australia)... Fifth in Clansmen International... Second in Colorado International Open... Third in Winter Classic... Second in Rocky Mountain Regionals...
1997: Fifth in Winter Classic... Seventh in University Nationals...
College: Attended Eastern Michigan Univ., where he was coached by Willie Gadson and Charles Jones... 1996 Mid-American Conference champion and NCAA Championships qualifier... Earned a degree in English and American Literature... Also competed for Colby Junior College, where he was third in the 1993 NJCAA Nationals and eighth in the 1992 NJCAA Nationals...
High School: Attended Fort Myers North High School, where he was coached by Frank Drake... Second in the 1991 state championships...
Personal: Son of Isaiah and Mary Blackmon... He and his wife Sue Lyn have two sons, Samuel and Isaiah... Currently works in internet franchising... His hobbies are playing the piano, fishing, hiking and camping...
Awards: 2001 Dave Schultz Memorial International Freestyle Outstanding Wrestler...

 
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