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Thorpe gets seat on U.S. national wrestling board


November 29, 2016

Steve Thorpe has been a major player in Oregon wrestling for years, but now he has a voice on the national level as well.

Thorpe, who has chaired the Oregon Wrestling Association since 2011, was recently voted chair of USA Wrestling’s western region, encompassing 11 states including Alaska and Hawaii. That position also give his a seat on the Junior Olympics committee.

“The opportunities this creates, I’m a voice now and a voter for wrestling decisions being made here in the United States, not just in Oregon, not just in our region. A lot of responsibility comes with that, but I’...

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