Last week we had a big snowstorm, at least by North Carolina standards, with a foot of snow that prevented me from coming out to a practice this week. I was able to come out to the Blue Devils’ match against North Carolina State on Friday and Navy today. Here …
This week was the last week of classes for the Duke wrestler. I was able to come out to a couple practices and a weight session as they wind down.
Looking back at my archives, so far I have taken and kept 1,750 photos over the season. That is what I have kept. Generally I delete over two-thirds of the photos I take, which means I’ve likely taken over 5,000 photos.Continue reading
This was the first week since the team returned back to campus after their Thanksgiving break. For wrestlers, the joy of indulging in the festivities of food gorging can vary by weight class. For those not worried about making weight, it was turkey and gravy with all the fixings. For those trying to make weight, it was a “pass the turkey, hold the gravy” kind of holiday.
Below are some pics from practice this week.
So far for my photo documentary I’ve kept and captioned nearly 1,200 photos. Been to 5 practices, 2 weightlifting sessions and 1 conditioning. And I feel like I’ve barely started and have much more work to do.
Last week, due to business travel, I could only make it out to one practice. It was a Saturday practice (“singlet Saturday”) and, unlike last week, there was not a match the next day. This meant the practice could be more intense and, it’s worth saying again, wrestling practices are …