Back to basics, olympic style

July 2, 2013

Former world champion Sammie Henson leads Skyline High School wrestling camp

Young wrestlers converged on Skyline High School last week for a three-day camp with Sammie Henson, a former world champion and Olympic silver medalist.  By Neil Pierson

Young wrestlers converged on Skyline High School last week for a three-day camp with Sammie Henson, a former world champion and Olympic silver medalist.
By Neil Pierson

 

For each of the past nine summers, a former American wrestling standout has been on the Sammamish Plateau to pass along his love and knowledge of the sport.

Sammie Henson connected with the Skyline High School wrestling program nearly a decade ago, and he helped draw about 75 youth wrestlers to the school for an intense, three-day skills camp last week.

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