August 2013

Born to be an American

Attributions: 
Story by Seth Robertson. Photo by Tyler Lewis.
Brooks Robinson displays his gold and silver medals he won at the 2013 FILA Cadet Pan American Championships.

The dimly lit gym, the soft wrestling mat, the faint scream of coaches as they shout advice to their tense wrestlers. 3… 2… 1… the whistle, and everything around fades out. The competition has begun and nothing else matters.