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USA Wrestling Weekly’s August 31, 2012 broadcast posted for viewing
The USA Wrestling Weekly broadcast for Friday, August 31, 2012, has been posted for fans to enjoy.
USA Wrestling Weekly is a new half-hour news broadcast which will be produced on a weekly basis. Presented in a news format, it provides updated information on USA Wrestling activities, as well as a variety of feature segments.
To see this week’s episode, visit the following link:
This week’s show included the following feature segments:
• Coverage of the FILA Cadet World Championships in Baku, Azerbaijan, including women’s freestyle and Greco-Roman coverage
• Updates on all U.S. FILA Cadet World medalists, including women’s gold medalist Marina Doi, freestyle gold medalist Zain Retherford, women’s silver medalist Kayla Miracle and women’s bronze medalist Anastasia Lobsinger
• Preview of FILA Junior World Championships, set for Pattaya, Thailand, including footage of returning FILA Junior World Team members
• USA Wrestling Board of Directors meeting and State Leaders Conference report
• Olympic medalist Coleman Scott addresses the USA Wrestling Board of Directors
• USOC CEO Scott Blackmun and Chief of Sport Performance Alan Ashley discuss the performance of Team USA at the London Olympics
• Jordan Burroughs throws out first pitch for Phillies game, attends a parade in his honor in his hometown of Sicklerville, N.J. and is welcomed back at the Univ. of Nebraska
• NCAA champions Dave Porter of Michigan and Eddie Urbano of Arizona State pass away
• And Much More
The USA Wrestling Weekly Photo of the Week contest winner was Jason Cook, with a photo of 8-year-old Gage Cook of Team Alpha in Washington scoring a fall.
There is a new embeddable video player on TheMat.com which allows fans and media to view the most recent episode of USA Wrestling Weekly, and cycle through past episodes. This player can be embedded in websites, blogs and other online media outlets.
The show is moderated by veteran wrestling broadcaster Scott Casber and is scheduled for distribution each Friday on TheMat.com.
Each episode will also be posted on USA Wrestling’s YouTube Channel. In addition, USA Wrestling Weekly will be offered to a variety of websites, and will also be available to television networks across the nation.
USA Wrestling Weekly is now aired on television by:
• Oklahoma Cox Cable, which reaches viewers in the Oklahoma City/Norman and the Tulsa metropolitan areas.
• Mediacom Cable, with distribution in six Midwestern states, bringing USA Wrestling news to one of the biggest wrestling hotbeds in the nation.
• The Fight Now USA cable network
• Long Lines Cable, with distribution in Eastern Nebraska, Western Iowa and SW South Dakota.
• CATV Service, which has served the Central Susquehanna Valley in Pennsylvania for over 55 years.
• Midco Sports Network, which services North Dakota, South Dakota and Minnesota
Current USA Wrestling Weekly website partners: Colorado USA Wrestling; InterMatWrestle.com; Takedown Media. Com; Tech-Fall.com, USA Wrestling – Tennessee, The Open Mat, USA Wrestling – Kansas, Lighthouse Wrestling, Maryland USA Wrestling, NYwrestling.com, BTSusa.org, and BTSgear.com.
USA Wrestling staff participates extensively in creating the content for the show. The production of USA Wrestling Weekly is handled by Takedown Wrestling Media, which produces a variety of other wrestling broadcast products. The Lead Producer for the show is Chad Kriz of Takedown Wrestling Media. Feedback is encouraged, and should be sent to Gary Abbott of USA Wrestling at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Websites interested in adding USA Wrestling Weekly should contact Jason Bryant of USA Wrestling at email@example.com