Bonus episode time! This episode features the full Mark Branch interview, which was recorded in November of 2020 for The Smiths. Today, Mark Branch is the head coach at the University of Wyoming, but back in 93/94 he was a redshirt freshman, wrestling for the Cowboys. Enjoy!
The Smiths chronicles the rise of wrestling icons, John & Pat Smith, with never-before-seen footage, as well as interviews with more than 30 friends, family and competitors.
Executive Producers: USA Wrestling; The National Wrestling Hall of Fame
Directed, written and produced by Ryan Warner
Original score: Gary Lionelli
Special thanks to Lee Roy Smith, Rich Bender, Jack Carnefix, Rollie Peterkin (story consultant) and the entire Smith Family.
ABOUT THE SERIES
Etched in Stone, the stories of wrestling’s legends will take you inside the lives of over 170 of the greatest wrestlers in history as they share their never-before-told stories about their trials, tribulations and triumphs, competitors, coaches, teammates, and those who knew these athletes best will also weigh in on their accomplishments with their own unique perspectives.