Friday's ESG profile is about Carl Pappalardo of New Paltz, who qualified in masters Greco-Roman wrestling.
Carl is an interesting fellow. He has competed successfully in sumo wrestling here in the states, and actually had to lose a bunch of weight to qualify for ESGs.
Carl has some rather interesting training methods, like this one you're seeing in the photo here. He actually does a shoveling motion with that dumbbell you see. Perhaps it's so that he doesn't get tired shoveling the grave of his opponent after the match is over.
I joke, of course. This guy is a serious wrestler who last competed in the ESGs in 1982, as a 192-pound eighth-grader. Woof.
Grab Friday's paper to read about Carl.