Apple Valley wrestler Gable Steveson carving out his own identity
July 12, 2020
It is not being over-dramatic to say that Gable Dan Steveson was born to be a wrestler.
While pregnant with her second son, his mother, Laticia Steveson, attended a wrestling tournament at which she kept hearing the name Dan Gable.
“She was, like, ‘Why not name him Gable?’ ” Steveson said.
That name belonged to perhaps the biggest name in American wrestling history. As a wrestler, Dan Gable lost only one match through high school and college — in his final match at Iowa State — and won a gold medal at the 1972 Olympic Games in Germany. As a coach, he led Iowa to record 15 NCAA team championships. Continue reading at www.twincities.com