People of IPR
Talk of Iowa
Wed April 18, 2012
2012 U.S. Olympic Wrestling Trials
It's being dubbed as 'Iowa City to London', as the 2012 U.S. Olympic Team Wrestling Trials are held in Iowa City on April 21 and 22. Charity talks with Iowa State University Wrestling Coach Kevin Jackson about Cyclone hopefuls seeking a ticket to the Summer Olympics in London. Coach Jackson will discuss the Freestyle and Greco-Roman scoring system used in the Olympic Trials. Later, a look at wrestling's enduring popularity in Iowa with Iowa Wrestling Hall of Fame President Dennis Meirick, Iowa City West High School Athletics Director Marv Reiland and author and former Des Moines Register writer Dan McCool.