Dan Gable - Quotes

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Gold medals aren't really made of gold. They're made of sweat, determination, and a hard-to-find alloy called guts.

Gold medals aren't really made of gold. They're made of sweat, determination, and a hard-to-find alloy called guts.

More enduringly than any other sport, wrestling teaches self-control and pride. Some have wrestled without great skill - none have wrestled without pride.

More enduringly than any other sport, wrestling teaches self-control and pride. Some have wrestled without great skill - none have wrestled without pride.

Once you've wrestled, everything else in life is easy. ---->>>

The 1st period is won by the best technician. The 2nd period is won by the kid in the best shape. The 3rd period is won by the kid with the biggest heart. ---->>>

Many of those who have paid the ultimate price for freedom have come through the wrestling ranks. We need to honor them and win this decision to have wrestling - the world's oldest sport - remain a part of the most prestigious athletic competition in the world, the Olympics.

Many of those who have paid the ultimate price for freedom have come through the wrestling ranks. We need to honor them and win this decision to have wrestling - the world's oldest sport - remain a part of the most prestigious athletic competition in the world, the Olympics.

I shoot, I score. He shoots, I score. ---->>>

There's always ways of motivating yourself to higher levels. Write about it, dream about it. But after that, turn it into action. Don't just dream. ---->>>

The easiest thing to do in the world is pull the covers up over your head and go back to sleep. ---->>>

We, as a wrestling community, better remember it is more than one individual that makes a winner. ---->>>

My wrestling and family go together. It's always been that way, from day one with my mom and dad, my sister, my wife, four daughters, grandsons, son-in-laws.

My wrestling and family go together. It's always been that way, from day one with my mom and dad, my sister, my wife, four daughters, grandsons, son-in-laws.

Freedom across the world is a result of many individuals working together. ---->>>

My valleys are higher than most people's peaks. I stay at that level. ---->>>

A lot of my intensity in wrestling was due to my mental preparation before the matches. I got myself into a different world. ---->>>

Wrestlers are a little more dedicated than, and are different from, the other people, which may be strange. ---->>>

My coaches were great. My mom and dad. My dad never missed a wrestling meet.

My coaches were great. My mom and dad. My dad never missed a wrestling meet.

When my wrestlers got their hands raised, I jumped for joy. ---->>>

Right out of high school I never had the fear of getting beat, which is how most people lose. ---->>>

I never won anything by myself. I was always strong because of help that gave me extra strength to win.

I never won anything by myself. I was always strong because of help that gave me extra strength to win.

My advice to young wrestlers is that your surroundings really make a difference. You want to put yourself in good, positive surroundings.

My advice to young wrestlers is that your surroundings really make a difference. You want to put yourself in good, positive surroundings.

I went to college. I had a double major in biology and physical education, but my major was wrestling.

I went to college. I had a double major in biology and physical education, but my major was wrestling.

My mind's never gone very far away from what I wanted to accomplish. ---->>>

There's nothing like success. ---->>>

I don't think college wrestling is in danger of extinction by any means. But I am concerned if one program drops. ---->>>

I've been a fanatic about working out all my life. ---->>>

If you're going to stay in the Olympics, you've got to be entertaining and get sponsorship. ---->>>

I've never changed my life since I was 4 and went to the YMCA with a gym bag. I still have that philosophy. In fact, I still have that gym bag. ---->>>

Biography

Name: Dan Gable
Nationality: American
Born: 10-25, 1948
Birthplace: Waterloo, Iowa
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Occupation: Athlete
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Danny Mack "Dan" Gable (born October 25, 1948) is a retired American Olympic wrestler and head coach. He is best known for his tenure as head coach at the University of Iowa where he won 15 NCAA team titles between 1976 and 1997. He is also famous for having only lost one match in his entire Iowa State University collegiate career – his last – and winning a gold medal at the 1972 Olympic Games in Munich, Germany, while not giving up a single point (wikipedia)