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Fun fact about 2020 Junior National champion Payton Jacobson (60 kg): over the past two years, he has wrestled more matches overseas than he has in the United States. Another fact would be that Jacobson hasn’t competed in a folkstyle match since the winter of ’19. One more snack-sized piece of...
Payton Jacobson commits to NMU and will be training at Northern Michigan University’s National Training Site for Greco-Roman wrestling. Wisconsin has had a few prominent prep wrestlers commit where Greco-Roman is the sole focus and this young man is already very accomplished.
I remember when the Olympic training site opened at NMU in 85. I wrestled in HS back then and was able to meet Steve Fraser, the first U.S. Greco-Roman Olympic gold medalist, have breakfast with him, talk wrestling and get some photos with him before he went on to speak at the Center.
Jacobson is a very good pick up for the training site and I wish the young man all the luck in the world. Hope to see him competing in the Olympics one day!