By Kyle Klingman
National Wrestling Hall of Fame Dan Gable Museum
Helen Maroulis and Billy Baldwin will go “On the Mat” this Wednesday, July 31.
“On the Mat” is a presentation of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame Dan Gable Museum. The show can be heard live on the Internet at 1650thefan.com or locally in Northeast Iowa each Wednesday from 5:00 to 6:00 PM Central on AM 1650, The Fan.
Maroulis won this year’s World Team Trials at 121 pounds. She was a silver medalist at 2012 World Championships as well as a fifth place finisher at the 2011 World Championships. Maroulis recently won a silver medal in a special international tournament in Olympia, Greece.
Baldwin, who starred in “Backdraft” and “Sliver”, wrestled in high school and for two seasons at Binghamton University in New York. He is a member of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame as an Outstanding American and is one of the leaders in the effort to save wrestling at the Olympic Games.