Helen Maroulis, 2013 World team member, and wrestler-turned-actor Billy Baldwin have been announced as guests for the “On The Mat” broadcast for Wed., July 31, the radio show announced Wednesday.
Maroulis won this year’s World Team Trials held last month at Oklahoma State, earning her the opportunity to represent the US at the World freestyle championships at 55 kilos/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.
“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 www.kcnzam.com or locally in Northeast Iowa each Wednesday from 5:00 to 6:00 p.m. Central on AM 1650, The Fan.
E-mail email@example.com with any questions or comments about the show. A podcast of the show is available on theopenmat.com.
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