By Kyle Klingman
NWHOF Dan Gable Museum
Wright Thompson and Dan Gable will go “On the Mat” this Wednesday, Sept. 4.
“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.
Thompson is a senior writer for ESPN.com and ESPN: The Magazine. He was also the narrator for two 30 for 30 films on ESPN. Thompson recently wrote “The Losses of Dan Gable” for ESPN.
Gable is the namesake of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame Dan Gable Museum. He won a gold medal at the 1972 Munich Olympics without surrendering a point. Gable also coached the University of Iowa wrestling team (1977-1997) to 15 NCAA championships.