Sportstender Ep. 7: John Brooks Interview

James Ryan

John Brooks is the owner of Brooks Home Improvement and is a writer with NsideWrestling.com, but more notably, John is the father of two young accomplished wrestlers out of Hagerstown, Maryland (USA) – Isaiah and Aaron Brooks. In this interview, we discuss the basic rules of wrestling, the national ranking process, the pressures of youth sports, the importance of education and building character in young athletes, wrestling as an Olympic sport, the dangers of weight cutting, and Aaron’s life since breaking the Guinness World Record for bench pressing at the age of nine.


National Wrestling Champion Aaron Brooks is Determined to be the Best – May 30, 2010

World Record Countdown: Nine-Year-Old Aaron Brooks Ready to Make History – June 10, 2010

Nine-Year-Old Aaron Brooks Sets New World Bench Press Record – June 13, 2010

Aaron Brooks: 10-Year Old Guinness World Record Holder Training for MMA – October 22, 2010

James Ryan
James Ryan

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