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Double Amputee Hasaan Hawthorne Wins Alabama State Wrestling Championship 2016
This is a human interest story and a testament to the human spirit, the will to persevere, and to personal courage.

On February 19 2016, Hasaan Hawthorne from Pelham High School in Pelham, Alabama finished a perfect 40-0 wrestling season by winning the Class 6A, Alabama State Wrestling Title in the 145 pound classification. Alabama has 7 high school classifications so Class 6A is the second largest. Hawthorne was named the Most Valuable Wrestler in the 6A Classification

Hasaan Hawthorne was born without tibias. He lost his first leg when he was three months old and the other one two years ago. Hawthorne uses prosthetics to walk around, but wrestles without anything on the ends of his legs.

19-02-2016, he capped an undefeated senior season with a 6A division Alabama state wrestling championship in the 145-pound class. Hawthorne came back from a first period deficit to beat Landon Thompson soundly. Last year, he got all the way to third place in the state meet, and this year he finally

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Longmont High School Wrestling 11-12 | Longmont Colorado | Rocky Mountain Nationals | Drake Match 5.

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Introducing Hampshire County youth wrestling program for the 2009 season. With alot of new young wrestlers, they are a growing sport in Hampshire County.

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Kyle Dake vs. Jordan Burroughs in the MFS 74 KG Round 2 bout at the 2013 U.S. World Team Trials

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Ken works with Alex and Doyle to show the importance of shadow drilling. See more at www.KenChertow.com

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