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Episode 529: Mallory Velte didn't think Alex Glaude was going to make it.
Years later, as the two sat in Tokyo, Japan at Makuhari Messe Event Hall, Velte and Glaude reminisced about the first time they stepped on the mat at Sacramento, California's Christian Brothers High School.
While no means a powerhouse wrestling school, the program would eventually produce a World bronze medalist in Velte and a U23 world bronze medalist in Glaude. While it took a while for the two to become friends, their relationship has grown through wrestling and it's taken them around the world.
I'm Hall of Fame wrestling writer and broadcaster Jason Bryant and today on the Short Time Wrestling Podcast, Velte and Glaude will go back in time and recall the first time they met one another on the wrestling mat and the cool story that's followed them around the world ever since.
The pair were part of the five-person team from the U.S. that was competing at Ready Steady Tokyo, a test event that served as a dry run for the competition venue for the 2020 Olympic Games coming up in just under a year.
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