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Catching up with Olympian Frank Molinaro | Ep. 9 BASCHAMANIA

    • Wrestling

in 2016, Frank Molinaro was a 9 seed who upset the field and claimed the 65kg spot on USA Wrestling's Olympic Team. In 2020, he may not be seeded as low as 9, but he's again in one of - if not THE - toughest weight classes in the sport. Frank will have to beat the likes of Zain Retherford, Yianni D, Jordan Oliver, and Anthony Ashnault to name a few. 

We chat in this episode on his mindset & perspective going into the competition season leading up to the Olympic Trials in April in State College, PA. Recently stepping down as a coach at Virgina Tech and moving to Oklahoma to get a fresh set of coaches, Frank and I chat on the move to Oklahoma and what it means. The 'Gorilla Hulk' and I also chat on the importance of having a Christ-centered life and always relying on God for what's next - no matter where you are! Arguably though, the most interesting topic on this episode was the topic of how Frank almost threw the towel in, but he didn't... I ask him why & how? 

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.


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in 2016, Frank Molinaro was a 9 seed who upset the field and claimed the 65kg spot on USA Wrestling's Olympic Team. In 2020, he may not be seeded as low as 9, but he's again in one of - if not THE - toughest weight classes in the sport. Frank will have to beat the likes of Zain Retherford, Yianni D, Jordan Oliver, and Anthony Ashnault to name a few. 

We chat in this episode on his mindset & perspective going into the competition season leading up to the Olympic Trials in April in State College, PA. Recently stepping down as a coach at Virgina Tech and moving to Oklahoma to get a fresh set of coaches, Frank and I chat on the move to Oklahoma and what it means. The 'Gorilla Hulk' and I also chat on the importance of having a Christ-centered life and always relying on God for what's next - no matter where you are! Arguably though, the most interesting topic on this episode was the topic of how Frank almost threw the towel in, but he didn't... I ask him why & how? 

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.


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This episode is sponsored by
· Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

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