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#272 Zain Retherford - 3x NCAA Champ and 2x Hodge Trophy Winner

Wrestling Changed My Life(Wrestling Podcast)

ABOUT THIS EPISODEZain Retherford is a 3x NCAA champion for Penn State, 2x Hodge Trophy winner and a 2x National Team member. He’s one of the most dominant college wrestlers of all time. Now, he’s focused on making the 2022 World Team. In this episode we cover: -Zain’s early years-Doing 1k push-ups in a single night-Cael Sanderson and being recruited by Penn State-The 2012 Cadet World Championships-Wrestling Jason Nolf-The 2016 Olympic Trials-2019 Final X vs Yianni-Zain’s tactic for reducing performance anxiety-Zain’s favorite bookPlease enjoy!(Picture: Tony Rotundo)*PRESENTED BY SPARTAN COMBATThis episode is presented by Spartan Combat. Yianni Diakomihalis’s new apparel line just dropped. Shop Yianni D shirts and singlets now at Spartan Combat. *FANSIf you enjoy the podcast, would you please consider leaving a short review on Apple Podcasts/iTunes? It takes less than 60 seconds, and it really makes a difference in helping to convince hard-to-get guests. I also love reading the reviews! *TEXT THE SHOW–Keyword: Wrestle–Number: 224-54* FOLLOW the PODCASTTwitter: @Ryan_N_Warner Instagram: Wrestling Changed My LifeFacebook: Wrestling Changed My LifeWebsite: wrestlingchangedmylife.comShop merchandise at our Online Store: Store.WrestlingChangedMyLife.com ***ABOUTPresented by Spartan Combat, the Wrestling Changed My Life Podcast features long-form interviews with amateur wrestlers - past and current - MMA fighters and titans of industry. New episodes are released every Monday and Wednesday, where host Ryan Warner talks college wrestling, Olympic wrestling and more with some of the biggest names in the sport. Wrestling Changed My Life also produces original audio documentaries including Slaying Saitiev, The Smiths and Gable the GOAT.


22 Sep 2021

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FRL 478 - FRL 478 - The Zain Retherford vs Brent Metcalf Debate & Cael Sanderson Tweets About NCAA Eligibility

FloWrestling Radio Live

Run of Show 0:01 - The official long snapper of FRL, Casey Kreiter, has a new team 0:02 - Cael Sanderson tweets about NCAA winter sports eligibility  0:07 - CP finally told Caleb about Spencer Lee not getting another year 0:12 - How the NCAA is handling scholarship money for spring sports, possible solutions for winter sports  0:16 - 165-pound best of the decade quarterfinal  0:30 - 157-pound best of the decade semifinals 0:34 - The great debate...Zain Retherford vs Brent Metcalf 0:38 - Brent Metcalf was not pinned in the spladle against Darrion Caldwell 0:48 - 2015 NCAA Championship review  01:24 - Questions from friends

1hr 31mins

2 Apr 2020

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Zain Retherford Stops by | Ep. 11


The Zain Train has been rolling for years and isn't slowing down any time soon.  The 3X NCAA Champion, 2012 Cadet World Champion, 2x and Current Senior World Team Member just got back from the 2019 World Championships and it was time to get caught up! From growing up on the farm and developing farm strength, traveling to Pittsburgh as a youth wrestler, his dominant Penn State career as a 3X NCAA Champ and the upcoming Toyko Olympics, we cover a lot of ground in a short period of time. Put those airpods in and come aboard the Zain Train! Wanna support the podcast? Apparel is now available at SHOP.BASCHAMANIA.COM or inquire about sponsorships by emailing baschamania@gmail.com. Be sure to follow the podcast @Baschamania on social media.


27 Sep 2019

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6: Zain Retherford (United States)

Trackwrestling Podcast

Profiling 100 of the world's top wrestlers as we countdown the days until the 2019 Wrestling World Championships in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan. Six days out, Trackwrestling.com features Zain Retherford of the United States. Full story: https://www.trackwrestling.com/PortalPost.jsp?TIM=1567976837057&twSessionId=ggcsbkvntc&postId=1682385132 Countdown to Nur-Sultan is sponsored by Defense Soap, Defend What You Have Built. And Cliff Keen Athletic. Cliff Keen, Built […]


8 Sep 2019

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6: Team USA's Zain Retherford

Countdown to Nur-Sultan

Profiling 100 of the world's top wrestlers as we countdown the days until the 2019 Wrestling World Championships in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan. Six days out, Trackwrestling.com features Zain Retherford of the United States. Full story: https://www.trackwrestling.com/PortalPost.jsp?TIM=1567976837057&twSessionId=ggcsbkvntc&postId=1682385132Countdown to Nur-Sultan is sponsored by Defense Soap, Defend What You Have Built. And Cliff Keen Athletic. Cliff Keen, Built for Life.SUBSCRIBE & LISTEN ANYTIMEApple Podcasts | Spotify | Google Podcasts | Castbox | RSS


8 Sep 2019

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BP61: Zain Retherford, NCAA champion for Penn State

Bonus Points - A USA Wrestling Podcast

Episode 61 of the USA Wrestling Bonus Points podcast, presented by KT Tape, features Zain Retherford, 2016 NCAA Champion for Penn State. Retherford won his first NCAA title for the Nittany Lions last season at 149 pounds with a 34-0 overall record. Of his 34 wins, 15 were pins, eight came by technical fall and seven were major decisions. In 2016, Retherford was a finalist for the Hodge Trophy, awarded annually to the best college wrestler, and was awarded the NCAA's most dominant wrestler award. Retherford enters his junior campaign as a two-time NCAA All-American, two-time Big Ten finalist and Big Ten champion. He also finished in third place at the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team Trials and was a 2012 Cadet World champion in freestyle. Topics of discussion include Retherford's wrestling journey, growing up on a farm in rural Pennsylvania, the outlook of Penn State this year and much more. Follow USA Wrestling Bonus Points Ep. 61 guest Zain Retherford on Twitter at @zaintrain_psu and follow show host Richard Immel at @Richard_Immel. Listen to previous episodes of the show on the USA Wrestling Bonus Points Archives or by subscribing on your favorite podcast listening application.


30 Nov 2016

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Chad Tunink of High Altitude Wrestling in Iowa on clubs, private training and upcoming camps with Zain Retherford and Isaiah Martinez - ST26

Short Time Wrestling Podcast

Episode 261 of the Short Time Wrestling Podcast features Chad Tunink of the High Altitude Wrestling Club in Iowa. Tunink has been running the wrestling club in suburban Des Moines for the last 11 years and he's brought a number of great athletes into the club and its camp system for camps and clinics. We've discussed wrestling clubs and private training on previous episodes and we'll get the perspective from Tunink on the landscape in Iowa, his background on developing the club and the impressive list of clinicians he's brought into Iowa and the midwest. Penn State national champion Zain Retherford is coming to Ankeny, Iowa on May 28 and national champion Isaiah Martinez of Illinois will be in Wisconsin in June. Check out High Altitude Wrestling for more information. The Short Time Time Wrestling Podcast is proudly sponsored by Flipswrestling. Share your attitude and #BEHEARD at Flipswrestling.com. SUBSCRIBE TO SHORT TIME iTunes | Stitcher | Spreaker | iHeartRadio | TuneIn | SoundCloud | Google Play Music | iOS App | Android App | RSS JOIN THE TEAM And if you're a fan of the extensive and broad-based reach of the shows on the Mat Talk Podcast Network, become a TEAM MEMBER today. There are various levels of perks for the different levels of team membership. If you like wrestling content -- scratch that -- if you LOVE great wrestling content, consider becoming a team member. You'll get some cool stuff too. 8 Habits of Highly Successful Former Wrestlers As wrestlers, we all know the value of the lessons we learn on the mat. Have you ever wondered what it is that makes certain former wrestlers go on to massive success in business and life? Jim Harshaw, host of the Wrestling with Success podcast, has interviewed CEO's, entrepreneurs, military leaders and others--all former wrestlers-- and has identified the eight core habits of some of the most successful people on the planet who were also wrestlers. Download his free report, "The 8 Habits of Highly Successful Former Wrestlers" and begin using the lessons you learn in wrestling to reach the top. To download your free copy today visit mattalkonline.com/habits GET DAILY WRESTLING NEWS! You like wrestling news, right? Of course you do. Did you know you can sign up for FREE to subscribe to the Mat Talk Online DAILY WRESTLING NEWS e-mail newsletter that's published EVERY morning with the previous day's top news stories from outlets all around the globe. It's free and it's a great way to start your wrestling day. Almanac Time! Get the Cadet & Junior Nationals All-American Almanac, a 219-page digital download. It's available now and if you use the promo code "JB" you'll save $5 off the cover price. It's got every All-American EVER in Fargo (and the locations that were before Fargo) and every breakdown by year and state. Oh, you know this guy who says he placed at Juniors? Fact check him or her quickly by buying one now! And if you haven't already, leave a rating and a review on iTunes. Looking to start a podcast of your own? Get a free month with Libsyn by using the promo code MTO when you sign up. You'll get the remainder of the month from when you sign up as well as the next month free. It'll be enough time to kick the tires and lights some fires.


26 May 2016