Legacy of the Mat

Stories from the Lives of Olympic Athletes Jim and Dave Hazewinkel

by Jim Hazewinkel With Bob Cundiff



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 9/6/2023

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 5.5x8.5
Page Count : 144
ISBN : 9798385005512
Format : Hardcover
Dimensions : 5.5x8.5
Page Count : 144
ISBN : 9798385005529
Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 144
ISBN : 9798385005505

About the Book

Legacy of the Mat is a collection of stories from the Athletic and Coaching careers of twin brothers Jim and Dave Hazewinkel, two-time Olympic wrestlers. For years they have shared these stories with family and friends, and now they share them with you. Read the inspiring stories of these athletes as they smuggle Bibles across the Iron Curtain, coach the West Point Cadets, and witness the 1972 Munich Massacre. Ride along in the plane that almost didn’t fly, and discover how laughter really is the best medicine.

About the Author

Jim Hazewinkel was on the 1968 and 1972 United States Olympic Wrestling teams. He coached at West Point Military Academy while serving in the Army and then became a collegiate coach for 48 years. Jim was also a member of five United States World Wrestling Teams. He has been inducted into nine Wrestling and Athletic Halls of Fame and was named “Outstanding Wrestler of the Nation” three times. Jim shared the Gospel as he wrestled and coached for God’s glory. He and his wife, Judy, live in Alabama. Visit him online at www.legacyofthemat.com.