For The Love Of The Game: Todd’s Talks With Anthony Knox

Anthony Knox shares a common story with a lot of youth wrestlers. Early struggles. Wins were harder to come by and success was judged more by progress from match to match than racking up championships. But, as we sit here today, we know, that changed. So, I wanted to learn a little more about what […]

Jason Greatness: Todd’s Talks With Jason Nolf

Do not be complacent about your achievements and not to strive for continual improvement when you get to the top. As soon as you let success go to your head, you sink into following familiar patterns and play it safe. In other words, you risk losing your edge. -Roy T. Bennett Jason Nolf. Nolf. Widely […]

Sipes Set On Gold: Todd’s Talks With Luke Sipes

Happy is the man who knows how to distinguish the real from the unreal, the eternal, the eternal from the transient and the good from the pleasant by his discrimination and wisdom- B.K.S. Lyengar.  Luke Sipes has been a man on a mission for the last several years at Altoona High School. A mission that […]

Beyond His Years: Todd’s Talks With Landon Sidun

Maturity is not measured by age. I mean sure, we expect that as people get older maturity comes with it. And many of us would say we are more mature as adults than we were as kids. I’d say it for myself. I expect you’d say it for yourself as well. But there’s also those […]

Call It A Comeback: Todd’s Talks With Louie Gill

Last week I had the opportunity to talk with Louie Gill. Louie is not only a great wrestler, he’s a smart, well spoken young man who is driven to be the best. Here’s some of what you need to know about Reynolds High and one of Western PA’s finest. Choosing to join the North Carolina […]

Meet Todd Wightman

Based in Western PA. Right in the heart of WPIAL country, Todd brings an insider’s view from the country’s epicenter  of wrestling. He’s excited to build on the TKDWN tradition of starting with the story first. The athletes, the coaches, their families and supporters, there is no shortage of stories to tell. And Todd will bring his unique perspective to help us continue to deliver top notch content for the world’s greatest sport!