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

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Getting to Know Darian Cruz | Ep. 21

NCAA Champion & Olympic Hopeful Darian Cruz stops by the BASCHAMANIA podcast for Episode 21. It was great to spend an hour with Darian getting to know him and peeking behind the curtain of the mind of someone who already has such a storied career and isn't done yet! Anyone who spends an hour listening to this episode should walk away with a ton of golden nuggets.

General Order of Topics:

1. Thanksgiving Traditions
2. Letter to Wrestling
3. Wrestling Taking Dedication
4. You can’t teach Work Ethic
5. Guys Bend. Or Guys Break.
6. Overcoming Adversity
7. Not looking at the big picture
8. Micro Speed, Macro Patience
9. Importance of Support System
10. Contrasting NCAA Finish Junior Year to Senior Year (1st to 5th Place)
11. Preparing for the Olympic Trials
12. Building Brand while Preparing for Olympic Trials
13. Leveraging Social Media
14. The Trials Ahead
15. Getting 1% Better Every Day

Wanna support the podcast? Apparel is now available at SHOP.BASCHAMANIA.COM or inquire about sponsorships by emailing Be sure to follow the podcast @Baschamania on social media.

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