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|USA Wrestling Weekly’s June 7, 2013 broadcast posted for viewing|
By Gary Abbott
The USA Wrestling Weekly broadcast for Friday, June 7, 2013, has been posted for fans to enjoy.
USA Wrestling Weekly is a half-hour news broadcast which is produced on a weekly basis, and debuted in January 2011. 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 Battle At The Falls in Niagara Falls, Canada, with women’s teams from the USA, Canada and Ukraine in action. Interviews with Alli Ragan, Afsoon Roshanzamir-Johnston, Katherine Fulp-Allen, Elena Pirozhkova, Brittney Roberts, Carlene Sluberski, Veronica Carlson, Jessica MacDonald, Terry Steiner and Dan Gable
• Coverage of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame Honors Weekend, with interview from inductees Dan Chandler, Melvin Douglas, Matt Ghaffari, Ron Gray, John Bardis, Josh Harris, John Dustin, Zain Retherford and Pat Fitzgerald, plus video of Matt Hamill.
• World Team Trials freestyle wildcards include Kyle Dake, Jack Jensen and Jeremy Johnson.
• Feature on the return of Andrew Howe to competition after more than a year off the mats
• CPOW update with interview with USA Wrestling Executive Director Rich Bender
• Cliff Fretwell and Compound Clothing donates $10,500 to CPOW through t-shirt sales campaign
• And Much More
The USA Wrestling Weekly Photo of the Week contest winner was Aaron Lorin, with a picture of fourth-grader Trevor Lorin of the Bel Air Junior Wrestling Team, securing this sweet headlock in a 60-pound match at the End of Year League Championships.
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 aired on television across the nation through the USA Wrestling Weekly Television Network. Partners include:
• Time Warner Cable SportsChannel, with viewers across upstate New York
• 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, with distribution in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut
• 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
• Time Warner Sports Texas, with 1.1 million homes in Texas
• KWEM TV 31 – Sudden Link Cable in Stillwater, Okla.
• CCN in Danville, Pa.
• Western Reserve Cable 9 in Ohio
• Time Warner Sports in Kentucky, Source 16
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 Brad Johnson of Takedown Wrestling Media. Feedback is encouraged, and should be sent to Gary Abbott of USA Wrestling at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Current USA Wrestling Weekly website partners: Colorado USA Wrestling; Takedown Media.com; USA Wrestling – Tennessee; USA Wrestling – Kansas; Maryland USA Wrestling
There is an 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.
Websites interested in adding USA Wrestling Weekly should contact Richard Immel of USA Wrestling at email@example.com