Quotes about wrestling

Dan Gable
Dan Gable
American former folkstyle and freestyle wrestler and coach
A lot of my intensity in wrestling was due to my mental preparation before the matches. I got myself into a different world.
Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson
Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson
American actor, producer, retired professional wrestler and former American football and Canadian football player
Two things happen when an athlete gets injured. Some guys say, ‘;F*ck it, I’m going to wait it out 3-4 months.’ But with me and lots of other athletes, you find your eighth or ninth gear – a gear you’ve never gone to before – and say, ‘I’m going to come back.’
Dan Gable
Dan Gable
American former folkstyle and freestyle wrestler and coach
Wrestling has been a way of life with me day in and day out. I won't get too far away from it. I might walk through the wrestling room once a week. I could go every day if I wanted. But just walk through, make sure it's still there.
Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson
Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson
American actor, producer, retired professional wrestler and former American football and Canadian football player
I’ve always loved the showmanship of professional wrestling. While I love making movies, I love that platform, too.
Dan Gable
Dan Gable
American former folkstyle and freestyle wrestler and coach
I'm delighted to be back in coaching. Our goal is to put Iowa wrestling back on top, and I want to do everything I can to make it happen.
Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson
Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson
American actor, producer, retired professional wrestler and former American football and Canadian football player
WWE is a space where I thrived, and I loved, and I still do. I love connecting with an audience; that is the greatest thing about going back to WWE.
Dan Gable
Dan Gable
American former folkstyle and freestyle wrestler and coach
More endearingly than any other sport, wrestling teaches self control and pride.
Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson
Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson
American actor, producer, retired professional wrestler and former American football and Canadian football player
When I was a kid at four years old, that’s when I started amateur wrestling with my dad and family. And when that’s instilled in you, it never goes away.
Dan Gable
Dan Gable
American former folkstyle and freestyle wrestler and coach
My coaches were great. My mom and dad. My dad never missed a wrestling meet.
Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson
Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson
American actor, producer, retired professional wrestler and former American football and Canadian football player
Wrestling was like stand-up comedy for me.
Dan Gable
Dan Gable
American former folkstyle and freestyle wrestler and coach
My wrestling and family go together. It's always been that way, from day one with my mom and dad, my sister, my wife, four daughters, grandsons, son-in-laws.
Dan Gable
Dan Gable
American former folkstyle and freestyle wrestler and coach
I don't think college wrestling is in danger of extinction by any means. But I am concerned if one program drops.
Dan Gable
Dan Gable
American former folkstyle and freestyle wrestler and coach
Many of those who have paid the ultimate price for freedom have come through the wrestling ranks. We need to honor them and win this decision to have wrestling - the world's oldest sport - remain a part of the most prestigious athletic competition in the world, the Olympics.
Dan Gable
Dan Gable
American former folkstyle and freestyle wrestler and coach
I went to college. I had a double major in biology and physical education, but my major was wrestling.
Dan Gable
Dan Gable
American former folkstyle and freestyle wrestler and coach
More enduringly than any other sport, wrestling teaches self-control and pride. Some have wrestled without great skill - none have wrestled without pride.
Dan Gable
Dan Gable
American former folkstyle and freestyle wrestler and coach
Wrestling... what men do during boys basketball season.
Dan Gable
Dan Gable
American former folkstyle and freestyle wrestler and coach
A clean, hard-fought wrestling match is the most honest of athletic contests. There is no technological interventions, no teammates to blame, no panel of judges to bias the score. In wrestling, you compete or you quit. No alibis. I like that
Dan Gable
Dan Gable
American former folkstyle and freestyle wrestler and coach
We, as a wrestling community, better remember it is more than one individual that makes a winner.
Dan Gable
Dan Gable
American former folkstyle and freestyle wrestler and coach
Wrestling is the only sport I've ever competed in that puts you totally in a situation of constant motion without breaks. I could play football or baseball, swim -- but there's always some kind of situation that would break my thoughts, break my concentration.