The greatest gift one can give oneself is to be present and in awe of the ordinary.
If you live long enough, life will throw you to your back.
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The field of 8,600 will be narrowed this weekend.
And again the following weekend.
To come up with the 325 most deserving individuals.
Across 15 weight classes.
Will you be one of them?
Today is my birthday.
Everyday is my Re-Birth day.
I beg of you, don’t wait for disaster to strike to start to truly live.
They’re astounding even by athletic standards.
In the late fall of each year, somewhere north of 8,600 wrestlers begin the journey that will take them around the state and right on through hell.
After a “Life Changing Event”, getting back to the boat is up to you.
Some of the best hugs I have ever witnessed have taken place on a wrestling mat.
In recognition of National Hug Day here are the 2011 NYS Celebration hugs.
To have more will than there are sands in your hour glass.
That is the formula.
You can only hope your opponent makes practice only about losing weight.