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BASCHAMANIA

BASCHAMANIA

A wrestling podcast hosted by Justin Basch featuring the best wrestlers sharing great stories & insight. Available on Apple, Spotify, & more.

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Episodes

  • Aaron Brooks on His Championship Season | Ep. 116 Aaron Brooks on His Championship Season | Ep. 116 Play in Edifi Player

    Aaron Brooks on His Championship Season | Ep. 116

    2021 NCAA & Big 10 Champ Aaron Brooks joined Cenzo and I for some Coffee Talk as we talk all things AB. His transition to Penn State Wrestling, winning the NCAA Championships & Big 10 Championships, the Olympic Trials not going his way, his Faith, and more. This show is brought to you by ATAC. ATAC is a new sophisticated training app, with very cool gaming components, for wrestlers and other high-level athletes. Launching soon, be sure to follow them on social for updates, and to be the first …

  • Carter Starocci Joins Us to Share On Success, Future, and Faith | Ep. 113 Carter Starocci Joins Us to Share On Success, Future, and Faith | Ep. 113 Play in Edifi Player

    Carter Starocci Joins Us to Share On Success, Future, and Faith | Ep. 113

    Freshmen National Champ Carter Starocci joins his Nittany Lion teammate Cenzo and I to talk about his success, his future, and his faith, among other topics. This show is brought to you by ATAC. ATAC is a new sophisticated training app, with very cool gaming components, for wrestlers and other high-level athletes. Launching soon, be sure to follow them on social for updates, and to be the first to start training & playing! ATAC.app.  Also, use promo code CENZO at MANSCAPED.COM for 20% and FREE …

  • Getting to Know AJ Ferrari Over Coffee; Ant The Champ Joins In, Too | Ep. 111 Getting to Know AJ Ferrari Over Coffee; Ant The Champ Joins In, Too | Ep. 111 Play in Edifi Player

    Getting to Know AJ Ferrari Over Coffee; Ant The Champ Joins In, Too | Ep. 111

    After an incredible month for AJ Ferrari, the Big 12 & NCAA Champ joined Cenzo and I for some coffee talk to talk about his injuries, rapid increase in fandom, recent success, faith, and more. Ant 'The Champ' Cassar also joins us as we talk strength training, wrestlers in MMA, who would win in a match, and more! This episode is brought to you by ATAC. ATAC is a new sophisticated training app, with very cool gaming components, for wrestlers and other high-level athletes. Launching soon, be sure …

  • Jason Nolf Back on the Podcast | Ep. 101 Jason Nolf Back on the Podcast | Ep. 101 Play in Edifi Player

    Jason Nolf Back on the Podcast | Ep. 101

    Great catching up with Jason Nolf ahead of his match with Kyle Dake next week on the NLWC 5 card (watch by subscribing to NLWC's Rokfin channel!) We talk golf, Traeger, home improvements, the current PSU team, his match with Dake, the Trials, and so much more. Feel free to tweet us and send us messages with questions and general thoughts! And, be sure to SUBSCRIBE to the podcast and go through the archives to hear more great stories. If you want to support the podcast, be sure to leave a 5-star …

  • Diving into Alex Marinelli's Career & Faith | Ep. 92 Diving into Alex Marinelli's Career & Faith | Ep. 92 Play in Edifi Player

    Diving into Alex Marinelli's Career & Faith | Ep. 92

    Just ahead of (hopefully) the 2020-2021 Big 10 season getting underway, 2x Big Ten Champion Alex Marinelli joins me for today's episode of BASCHAMANIA as we dive into his career & his faith! Though he doesn't share much publicly regularly, he's got a lot to say! We dive into: 1\. The Nickname 2\. Early Success in Ohio 3\. Perspective After Losses 4\. Faith Shaping Career 5\. College Transition 6\. Getting Married Young 7\. Alex & Eli Big Ten Documentary 8\. Making Adjustments …

  • Olympic Champ Kyle Snyder’s Quest For More (Than) Gold | Ep. 85 Olympic Champ Kyle Snyder’s Quest For More (Than) Gold | Ep. 85 Play in Edifi Player

    Olympic Champ Kyle Snyder’s Quest For More (Than) Gold | Ep. 85

    An absolute pleasure to have NCAA, World, and Olympic Gold Medalist, Kyle Snyder on the podcast today. Kyle is now the 6th Olympic Champ on the podcast, and I can't think of many others (if absolutely any!?) have had the pleasure of having these 6 on. Kyle is a man of God and somebody that everyone can learn something from! Hope you enjoy episode 85! We cover: \- Getting Started in Wrestling \- Pressure On Losing? \- Role of Faith In Career \- Path to OTC, Ohio State \- Seeking out …

  • Michael Kemerer Shares Some Stories | Ep. 81 Michael Kemerer Shares Some Stories | Ep. 81 Play in Edifi Player

    Michael Kemerer Shares Some Stories | Ep. 81

    From a young age, Iowa Hawkeye Michael Kemerer has been ingrained in wrestling culture and has been around the best the sport has to offer.  Today, the 3x NCAA All-American joined me on the podcast to chat about his time at Young Guns and Franklin Regional, as well as talk about his current career at Iowa and the upcoming match against Tommy Gantt! Main Topics and Order of the Conversation: \- Start in Wrestling in PA \- 3x Runner Up at State Championships \- Relationships with the PA boys …

  • Junior World Champion David Carr Wants More | Ep. 70 Junior World Champion David Carr Wants More | Ep. 70 Play in Edifi Player

    Junior World Champion David Carr Wants More | Ep. 70

    Had a blast chatting today with 2019 Big 12 Champion and 2019 Junior World Champion, David Carr, of Iowa State. Carr, who comes from one of the most accomplished wrestling families out there, has high goals and a big vision for what he wants to accomplish in this sport.  He also seems to have an amazing perspective on life and wrestling. Hope ya'll enjoy this episode as much as I did! Topics & Order of Conversation: \- Start in Wrestling \- Expectations \- Early Success \- Going to Iowa …

  • 2x Olympian Kerry McCoy Shares Some Stories | Ep. 69 2x Olympian Kerry McCoy Shares Some Stories | Ep. 69 Play in Edifi Player

    2x Olympian Kerry McCoy Shares Some Stories | Ep. 69

    Could listen to 2x Olympian and 2x NCAA Champion Kerry McCoy share stories all day, including how when at Penn State, he wanted his picture on the wall so bad. When he finally got it on the wall, he took it down. He’s got too much of a career to squeeze it into one episode, but this was a solid hour of good stories. Enjoy! Topics & Order of Conversation: \- Keeping an Olympic Journal \- Start in Wrestling \- Path to Penn State \- Success at Penn State \- Role of Faith in Career \- …

  • NCAA Champ Mike Macchiavello on Faith & His Story | Ep. 68 NCAA Champ Mike Macchiavello on Faith & His Story | Ep. 68 Play in Edifi Player

    NCAA Champ Mike Macchiavello on Faith & His Story | Ep. 68

    Really enjoyed this chat with 2018 NCAA Champion from North Carolina State, Michael Macchiavello. The 202(1) Olympic Hopeful shared tons of great stories and insight in this episode, including diving deep into his faith. 1\. Started in Wrestling 2\. What led you to NC State? 3\. College Expectations 4\. Redshirt Expectations 5\. Perfecting Technique 6\. Winning an NCAA Championship 7\. Learning from Gwiz 8\. The Role of Faith 9\. Training with J’Den and Snyder 10\. Goals …

  • A Conversation with Victoria Anthony on Race & Her New Business | Ep. 67 A Conversation with Victoria Anthony on Race & Her New Business | Ep. 67 Play in Edifi Player

    A Conversation with Victoria Anthony on Race & Her New Business | Ep. 67

    I’ve been wanting to have Victoria Anthony back on the podcast to talk about her new business that she launched, and with how vocal she’s been on social media recently about racism while engaging in positive, productive dialogue, I wanted to continue that conversation and use this platform for us to talk about racial issues, how we can all be better, and then talk about her business, Freeflow & Gusto. Thanks so much for tuning in. If you enjoy this episode, be sure to SUBSCRIBE to the podcast …

  • Buffalo Bills Head Coach Sean McDermott on What Wrestling Taught Him | Ep. 63 Buffalo Bills Head Coach Sean McDermott on What Wrestling Taught Him | Ep. 63 Play in Edifi Player

    Buffalo Bills Head Coach Sean McDermott on What Wrestling Taught Him | Ep. 63

    Sometimes, instead of an NCAA or World Championship, the accolade of only being taken down once in two years leads to a head coaching position in the NFL. Not only is this the case for Buffalo Bills Head  Coach Sean McDermott, but he still gets mad over giving up that one takedown in his journey to 2 straight undefeated National Prep  Championship seasons! It was great chatting with the Bills Head Coach and talking wrestling, faith, and of course, a little football. #BillsMafia! \- Wrestling at …

  • Anthony Robles Just Never Gave Up | Ep. 62 Anthony Robles Just Never Gave Up | Ep. 62 Play in Edifi Player

    Anthony Robles Just Never Gave Up | Ep. 62

    Even after being born with just one leg, NCAA Champion Anthony Robles never gave up. Throughout his wrestling career, he had 3 undefeated championship seasons including going 96-0 his high school junior + senior year and going 36-0 his senior year at Arizona State. His story is not only a unique one but an incredibly inspiring one. Thrilled to have him on today's show! General Order of the Conversation: \- Born Without a Leg \- Shaping Mindset \- Start In Wrestling \- From 5-8 to …

  • Seth Gross With Some Funny Stories | Ep. 61 Seth Gross With Some Funny Stories | Ep. 61 Play in Edifi Player

    Seth Gross With Some Funny Stories | Ep. 61

    Always enjoy when my guy Seth, 2018 NCAA Champion & 2020* Olympic Hopeful, comes on the podcast! Today, we chatted about the quarantine and his recent move, some funny stories, and dove a bit more into his faith. \- Quarantine Update \- Curbside Closing \- Traeger Talk \- 57kg at Olympics Still? \- Story: Going Into Fargo Over \- Story: Bono Gets Injured \- Story: Forgetting Cred’s at NCAA’s \- Trusting in God & Talking Faith Thanks so much for tuning in. If you enjoy this …