The Museum That Actually Made Me Interested in Wrestling

The Museum That Actually Made Me Interested in Wrestling

I’ll admit that I wasn’t super excited when I found out that we would be visiting a museum dedicated to wrestling. Now, I’m not talking about WWE style, I’m talking about the type of wrestling that you see in the Olympics or at your local high school. Wrestling was not a big sport in my high school so my two memories connected to wrestling were guys who probably didn’t make the football team sweating on each other, and a guy on the wrestling team wanting to open all the windows in our classroom in the middle of winter to help him make weight.

I went to the National Wrestling Hall of Fame and Museum in Stillwater, Oklahoma with an open mind and discovered it to be very interesting which pleasantly surprised me and made me regret that I judged the sport unfairly.

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