THE SUNDAY SPECIAL
Well, wrestling states ended yesterday...so it is I gotta get this interview up already! By the way, at states Junio got 4th in the state, so did Harrell and Stranjer, Rose got 6th, and Tabb asw a team tied for 8th place with Cave Spring...so everyone was in the top 10!! This interview is with Steel Neil Rissling...he is good for states...I mean they gave him a title...too scared to have him there. He might have one of the best nicknames ever also. Wrestling is not over, let us celebrate the season and learn more from about it...one last time.
Do you even read the blog? All the time. I gotta read a place that calls me Steel Neil!
How did you start wrestling? They were looking for people for the team in 9th grade and I wanted to do a sport...so here I am now!
Weight class? 145 Always been that weight? I gain 5 pounds each year, just about it
Which is worse with weight losing or gaining? Losing What are the secrets of both? Both have to do with eating, gaining - alot of fats, losing - get some carbs, water, and exercise
What is with the head gear? You know avoid head injuries
Quickest pin? 12 seconds Longest pin? I have used almost all the 5 minutes 5-10? That is if you use up the entire time without a pin...closet one wins Best way to get a pin? Captured the legs, stops the moving
Have any signature moves? Well...I got it Neil Time...let's just say it always works
Nicknames? Stick with Steel Neil
Does anyone ever win belts? Unfortunately no What is won? At big events we get medals
Do you like the wrestling uniform? It is tight, but helps movement on the mat
Ever wrestle a girl? Yes...and won Was it awkward? I know it can be when a girl does a primarily guy sport, but I look at it as if they are willing to participate treat them the same as everyone else, go 100% no matter what
What can we do to compete with New Kent? Beat the
Could you wrestle Junio? It would be a close match Roper? Not a chance
What type of shoes do you wear? There are special wrestling shoes you have to order
How do you get ready for a match? You focus very hard and get loose and kow your goal
How much do you lift? 240 Who lifts the most? i do not know...we have football players who are in the 1000 pound club! Rose and Everhart!
Can you body slam? Not in wrestling...real wrestling
Is there any real wrestling in profressional wrestling? Maybe the main idea...but not really
What made you want to wrestle? Again, I just wanted to do a sport and needed something to do
How do you practice by yourself? Just make sure you have the right form, lift, focus some more
What is the worse injury you have ever seen? I have seen bones break before
What other wrestling do you do? Arm
What other sports do you do...or could you do? I just do wrestling...but I am a lifeguard, so i can swim, my twin brother Stephen does that...I play music too, that could be a sport, maybe...
Have you ever been scared to wrestle a guy? Maybe if they were huge...btu it is as never as scary as you think..
Smack talk in the sport? It appears like it does in every sport
Who do you look up to in wrestling? Straner, he is a young guy who is so focused and does so good on the mat
Does wrestling make you sore? After a long hard match...YES!
Had the sleep hold ever been done? I have never seen it Could you do it? I bet it is not too difficult to perform
What is your greatest achievement in wrestling? Just doing as long as I have In life? Graduate in May
Is wrestling under the light intimidating? I was fine with it...maybe not for others
What is the most important thing to remember in wrestling? Practice
Does wrestling make you flexible? It can...or you can stretch on your own
If you could wrestle anyone who would it be? I'll take on one of those professional wrestlers
What is your favorite wrestling events? The duals...it is just so bad...and I do not know why it is spelled that way
In wrestling does size matter? Not at all...any guy can surprise you..
What do you say to those wrestling naysayers? Do not talk bad unless you have tried it
Is tabb better team wize or individual? Different events have different results...it depends on the competition
Does the mat hurt? It is pretty padded
How has wrestling helped you in life? Teaches what hard work can give you Without where would you be? I do not know...I would not be the same
Will wrestling remain in your future? I could see it remaining perhaps...hopefully
Is wresting thee hardest thing you ever done? well...there is school
What is he future of Neil Rissling? Hopefully attend VMI, after join the Army or Marines
What do you think of George Mason? best school ever!!
"Come to me...I bet I can do the sleep hold!" - Neil Rissling