13 episodes

The Open Mat is proud to present our new groundbreaking venture, “Women Wrestle 2” a wrestling podcast hosted by women that focuses on all aspects of women’s wrestling. For far too long, women’s wrestling has not received the attention that it deserves and this is a huge step in the promotion and exposure of the world’s greatest sport. With the advent of this podcast, girls, women and fans of women’s wrestling will have an outlet to learn more about our athletes, their successes and struggles, as well as the lives of our elite competitors outside of the wrestling room.

“Women Wrestle 2” is weekly podcast that will be hosted by recent McKendree University graduate Alexis Porter. Alexis was a four-time All-American at the WCWA level, a three-time Junior National Champion in Fargo, a Junior World bronze medalist and an active competitor on the Senior level. Alexis will be joined by her co-host Arian Carpio, a two-time Cadet Pan-American medalist and 2019 U23 World Team member, who is also training to compete in the 2020 Olympics.

Our hosts, Alexis and Arian, will preview and recap notable women’s wrestling events, feature prominent guests in the women’s wrestling community and discuss other timely topics that are relevant and important to girls and women in our sport.

The Open Mat is a nationally-respected independent news resource for college, high school and international wrestling.

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The Open Mat is proud to present our new groundbreaking venture, “Women Wrestle 2” a wrestling podcast hosted by women that focuses on all aspects of women’s wrestling. For far too long, women’s wrestling has not received the attention that it deserves and this is a huge step in the promotion and exposure of the world’s greatest sport. With the advent of this podcast, girls, women and fans of women’s wrestling will have an outlet to learn more about our athletes, their successes and struggles, as well as the lives of our elite competitors outside of the wrestling room.

“Women Wrestle 2” is weekly podcast that will be hosted by recent McKendree University graduate Alexis Porter. Alexis was a four-time All-American at the WCWA level, a three-time Junior National Champion in Fargo, a Junior World bronze medalist and an active competitor on the Senior level. Alexis will be joined by her co-host Arian Carpio, a two-time Cadet Pan-American medalist and 2019 U23 World Team member, who is also training to compete in the 2020 Olympics.

Our hosts, Alexis and Arian, will preview and recap notable women’s wrestling events, feature prominent guests in the women’s wrestling community and discuss other timely topics that are relevant and important to girls and women in our sport.

The Open Mat is a nationally-respected independent news resource for college, high school and international wrestling.

    Being an Ambassador of Women's Wrestling

    Being an Ambassador of Women's Wrestling

    This week on The Open Mat's Women Wrestle 2 presented by MyHouse; Alexis and Arian discuss their opinions on the lack of coverage for women’s wrestling. They reveal how important it is to support media outlets that organically cover women’s wrestling but also how to take matters into your own hands. 
    About The Open Mat's “Women Wrestle 2”:
    This is a weekly podcast that will be hosted by recent McKendree University graduate Alexis Porter. Alexis was a four-time All-American at the WCWA level, a three-time Junior National Champion in Fargo, a Junior World bronze medalist and an active competitor on the Senior level. Alexis will be joined by her co-host Arian Carpio, a two-time Cadet Pan-American medalist and 2019 U23 World Team member, who is also training to compete in the 2020 Olympics.

    • 27 min
    Weight Management Tips and Strategies

    Weight Management Tips and Strategies

    This week on The Open Mat's Women Wrestle 2 presented by MyHouse; Alexis Porter and Arian Carpio discuss the need of relabeling weight cutting to weight managing. This episode will reveal healthy tips and strategies to keep your weight manageable. Also, tune in for funny stories.
    About The Open Mat's “Women Wrestle 2”:
    This is a weekly podcast that will be hosted by recent McKendree University graduate Alexis Porter. Alexis was a four-time All-American at the WCWA level, a three-time Junior National Champion in Fargo, a Junior World bronze medalist and an active competitor on the Senior level. Alexis will be joined by her co-host Arian Carpio, a two-time Cadet Pan-American medalist and 2019 U23 World Team member, who is also training to compete in the 2020 Olympics.
     
     

    • 31 min
    Sexualization of Women's Sports

    Sexualization of Women's Sports

    This week on The Open Mat's Women Wrestle 2 presented by MyHouse; Alexis Porter and Arian Carpio discuss sexualization of women's sports.
    About The Open Mat's “Women Wrestle 2”:
    This is a weekly podcast that will be hosted by recent McKendree University graduate Alexis Porter. Alexis was a four-time All-American at the WCWA level, a three-time Junior National Champion in Fargo, a Junior World bronze medalist and an active competitor on the Senior level. Alexis will be joined by her co-host Arian Carpio, a two-time Cadet Pan-American medalist and 2019 U23 World Team member, who is also training to compete in the 2020 Olympics.

    • 41 min
    Wrestling Tournament Packing List + Bill Farrell WFS Preview

    Wrestling Tournament Packing List + Bill Farrell WFS Preview

    Alexis Porter and Arian Carpio discuss the early entries for the 2019 Bill Farrell International and share their tournament packing essentials. Be sure pick up these tips for better tournament hygiene, fueling, and comfort!

    • 46 min
    Pros and Cons to Start Wrestling Early

    Pros and Cons to Start Wrestling Early

    This week on The Open Mat's Women Wrestle 2 presented by MyHouse; Alexis Porter and Arian Carpio guide you through the pros and cons of getting started in wrestling at an early age. 
    About The Open Mat's “Women Wrestle 2”:
    This is a weekly podcast that will be hosted by recent McKendree University graduate Alexis Porter. Alexis was a four-time All-American at the WCWA level, a three-time Junior National Champion in Fargo, a Junior World bronze medalist and an active competitor on the Senior level. Alexis will be joined by her co-host Arian Carpio, a two-time Cadet Pan-American medalist and 2019 U23 World Team member, who is also training to compete in the 2020 Olympics.

    • 22 min
    Arian Headed to U23 World Championships

    Arian Headed to U23 World Championships

    This week on The Open Mat's Women Wrestle 2 presented by MyHouse; Alexis Porter and Arian Carpio breakdown the upcoming U23 World Championships which Arian is representing the United States. Guessing she is picking herself to win....maybe???
    Tune in to who you all should be watching and cheering for this week.
    About The Open Mat's “Women Wrestle 2”:
    This is a weekly podcast that will be hosted by recent McKendree University graduate Alexis Porter. Alexis was a four-time All-American at the WCWA level, a three-time Junior National Champion in Fargo, a Junior World bronze medalist and an active competitor on the Senior level. Alexis will be joined by her co-host Arian Carpio, a two-time Cadet Pan-American medalist and 2019 U23 World Team member, who is also training to compete in the 2020 Olympics.

    • 26 min

Customer Reviews

PhakaYuu ,

Dope!!!!

It’s always good seeing people from the rainy state... its even dope knowing at a certain point we were and always will be “Braves” keep it up Arian.. the dynamic of the first Ep was good as well. you can only progress from here, hope you guys go digital so we can get a visual aspect too

pbaebe ,

Excited

Love that is a new podcast on my list

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