Spenser Mango is a decorated Greco Roman Wrestling champion and a 2x Team USA Olympian. He talks about finding his style, strength & conditioning, the benefits of being smaller and his Olympic experience. He also gives advice on diet and cutting weight. Click “read more” for show notes! SHOW NOTES:

  • Origins / Finding Wrestling by chance
  • The appeal of an individual sport
  • Finding his style of Wrestling
  • Strength & Conditioning
  • Ivan Ivanov
  • Committing to Wrestling
  • Transitioning from Freestyle to Greco
  • The differences between Freestyle and Greco
  • The jump from High School level to College level Wrestling
  • Working through tough sessions
  • Adjusting to weight classes
  • Mistakes with weight cutting and advice
  • Nutritional timing for training
  • His biggest takeaway from high school Wrestling
  • The value of taking notes
  • The Pummel
  • 2008 Beijing Olympics
  • The importance of good sportsmanship
  • 2012 London Olympics
  • The decision to retire
  • Coaching
  • Advice for new Wrestlers