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Gold medalist in our studio but -- was introduced to you if you're watching at home until we have friends that come you're looking at right now.
Jordan Burroughs is here.
He won the 163 pound weight class over the Olympic gold and Jake voters here.
He's 211 EB -- was waiting to eleven in that weight class.
Both walked away with goals -- shaking your case you walked away in the last day right last.
We're -- see you could you individually.
This because for two weeks we're watching the swimming that's when you guys get a chance to relax a little bit who can relax.
-- you really got to be disciplined with with you how you relax and focus in on what's going on you know you just can't watch on -- he wants all these swimmers and and one well he's not also got to get too excited and no one's found kind of compete it was fun.
Two is -- titles and at Nebraska I Jordan but this by for half.
Asked to be a bit above that right Olympic gold that it was.
Yeah for sure this is the biggest accomplishment in my career you know some excited about this opportunity.
And definitely the biggest accomplishment markers.
And UBA a run in in the files -- concerned and what was that like because I don't know if you know internationally and getting along with them to.
Yeah I mean I hear about that a lot you know book for me I'm a competitor.
So it doesn't matter of the country -- as a matter was going on politically.
I just wanna go out there competes in -- terms and obviously did.
-- nerves different.
Is it different -- -- -- -- -- for an Olympic gold medal.
I AM there are different actually I fell the most relaxed and ever -- Now rests on this tournament but you have nerves of excitement.
Mostly just get out there and compete you know that's that's what we do for a living has trained competing and that's what's fun for a -- it -- it was fun.
Look you guys for the and love -- woody can indeed so much respect these Eagles training for a little -- -- you accomplished.
But I'm thrilled the fact that you got up to the point -- it by winning gold got a substantial amount of money.
Dollars these guys are true -- is -- Colby Bryant wrestling who just is -- in this wondered how Nigel spend my summer correct guys.
-- Been it's been great for us you know it's been awesome for us to have some type of incentive obviously it's more important for us to win the gold medal and had the glory be in the best in the world as opposed to the money.
But -- -- -- her to -- but you wouldn't ET the most developed poverty we need huge sport.
There's not a lot of money go into these tournaments -- for the world championships correct it for sure you know but it's been something we've been committed to.
As kids you know so when we got to sport -- and we figured we would be millionaires.
But we -- some pretty bad didn't it feel like I could take you but besides me -- a special case.
That Jake you -- -- 211 you do not know if you're -- wrestle go for another Olympic Stadium.
I'm on documents myself right now just enjoying the moment takes them take a couple months off and -- down my coaches and -- we'll talk about a good you know nothing's ruled out and I'm just.
-- an open mind right now.
Jake's owners view of the gold medalist from Jordan -- -- Olympic gold -- go to kill me to friends that come and check him out and you know you're listening around the country around the world.
Now Jake -- particular.
You're trading at Penn State with a legend -- Anderson.
-- a lot of legends can't translate as coaches.
He's coaching knew he won the gold with -- there for you.
-- -- -- there users are training partner he's there in my corner -- airline wants those as pretty -- and a to have you know you gold mine Osama gold medals now so.
That's for equal say so any usually use the first guy hugs and -- get off them -- arrow right and I jumped off a -- jump in his arms and he kind of threw their analogue this industry.
Which you still can do I imagine hey it's good to -- -- -- when you when something like this happens to you who's the first person that pop into your mind.
And also who is the first person you -- That's when my head coach mark meaning you know he was my coach at the university Nebraska still as my personal coach internationally so he -- special spin their from me -- I was -- And that's he went to.
Now you guys have a choice you you go for another Olympics right on the stereo or your god wants goals I mean you -- -- you want go on and off.
Now what about MMA is seems to be a viable opportunity wrestlers do extremely well in the USC in other.
In other bodies we think.
Hey you know I always -- I think my opinion -- are kind of dominate PSE and it's a great route for -- go.
Obviously -- options opened for us as well to do that.
-- -- -- I don't know what I'm gonna do as far as that maybe maybe not but I you know I'm just gonna focus on resting right now.
72 when we decide for another Olympics is in your future Pryor and -- a couple months than infinity you know new year by year type thing in.
To see how my body feels -- I feel and a percent of funds that I was fascinated by this -- and you're staying in his initially -- -- you BC and take a month or two off.
But Michael Phelps is recommendation from.
The torpedo over in Australia this -- Olympic swimmer was now that you retired.
He'd recommend he keeps -- -- keep training for awhile and gradually go out of it because to stopped cold Turkey could almost bringing depression you've heard about that -- -- for sure.
I mean to say were -- earlier -- the training all my life and chase in the stream you know so I feel lost without -- in the -- almost Jason accomplishment.
Or send goals and when sixteens in -- scoring.
Right and is do you understand when people say this an Olympic hangover almost depression can happen after which is facing a sport like viewers.
We -- not necessarily going over to the professional ranks.
Yeah yeah I think you see -- -- things -- really not a good thing about wrestling -- You know whether you're gonna retire -- you know most -- are still go in and work out anyways you know they get.
Roll around -- whether they do you know that's just what we do dressers and and that's fun for a -- We're not competing in and tell you what you -- -- I was always worried about -- sport in recent years.
Because less people we're doing -- title 92 competing on it because if you have a football team.
At your school yet that is the only female athletes is male athlete jet ninety guys in the football team we do you caught gymnastics -- -- -- wrestling.
Yeah it's -- -- it's super dangerous you know it's been pretty bad for the sport.
Our programs in current nationwide.
So it's tough you know a lot of people think Russell is a dying sport put -- and Jake you're here to try to bring you back -- -- how you doing.
-- swimming you know people see.
Who were doing on daily basis people see how well we're doing and actually in the success we're bringing back to US.
Makes people want to put their sons and -- even daughters into the sport of wrestling and keep funding.
Aging a lot of important people were rests -- -- gold medalists.
But that has that helped.
A lot of people remember would wrestling did for them in the lives.
Yeah you know you can almost knocked anybody walking around -- comes up until his congratulations may sell our -- my school I did a little bit no junior college -- college -- No and -- talk about how change lives and that's a big thing about wrestling you know I think it teaches discipline the most ten and how to go about your life and you know literary way and and I think it's just important that ressam sits around -- I'm I'm from a year I graduated high school and 82 police and huge Tampa wrestling.
Graduated college in 86 the -- was in the nutrition now she was I am overweight.
Row one a rubber suit and gold running a comeback when -- -- always has nutrition entered into.
Into collegiate wrestling and -- Olympic wrestling.
Yeah for sure we actually have a nutritionist -- travels limits you know so.
We've had some bad experiences with guys couldn't too much weight too -- and not -- you know competed there are so -- mean.
Dangers to their health so.
We have nutrition that's Errol -- travels with us and basically she tells -- things do -- things -- right ways of -- ways so we can perform an optimal level enough to them and that's good and then did you have a good time and Olympic village we keep hearing how much fun it is to meet athletes.
In other sports.
Yeah -- it was pretty awesome you know you a lot of those athletes you don't see -- most on TV watching the Olympics and we got to be around in the middle of all that you know now.
Now after it's all over where one of those athletes you know that they would look mass that was pretty cool knows -- -- the music goes on.
The flag goes up and it's because of you Jordan your thoughts.
It was surreal you know it was a surreal moment BBC on top of that podium I've traced -- -- for a number of years now has always been out of the huge coal mine.
And -- happy JQ -- yes and thing you know you're also really you know it's it's almost one of those things you -- you -- -- -- Thanks so much guys.