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Wrestling with Change: Utah girls find strength in wrestling, pushing through opposition

February 15, 2018

Girls in Northern Utah face many obstacles in the wrestling world, especially because only boys wrestling is a high school-sanctioned sport. But the number of girls taking up wrestling in Utah, specifically Weber and Davis counties, continues to rise even though boys participation nationally is in a steady decline. Local wrestlers and coaches talk about the struggles, challenges, benefits and triumphs as they fight stereotypes and increase in number.

Video: Matt Herp
Narration: Patrick Carr
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