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Terry Shockley named Chairman of the Board of Governors of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame

Shockley will succeed long-time chairman Jim Keen. Sr. as Chairman of the Board....

Iowa's Tony Ramos determined to finish career with NCAA title

The Hawkeye senior will battle Virginia Tech's Devin Carter in the NWCA All-Star Classic on Saturday....

NCAA announces finalist cities for its championships for 2014-18, including wrestling at all levels

Cleveland, Kansas City, Louisville, New York City, Oklahoma City, Pittsburgh, Philadelphia & St. Louis are Div. I finalists. Div. II and III finalists also announced....

Ellis Coleman & his Flying Squirrel featured in ESPN The Magazine photo shoot

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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