'Dan Gable Experience' Auction
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‘DAN GABLE EXPERIENCE’ AUCTION WILL BENEFIT MUSEUM IN GABLE’S HOMETOWN
WATERLOO, Iowa — The National Wrestling Hall of Fame Dan Gable Museum and Mudd
Advertising have partnered to release The Dan Gable Experience, an exclusive
The winner of the auction receives a special opportunity to interact with Dan
Gable, one of the greatest icons in all of sport. The Dan Gable Experience will
take place during the Iowa versus Penn State wrestling dual meet on Sunday, Feb.
3, 2013, in Iowa City. Iowa and Penn State have combined for the last five NCAA
team championships in wrestling, with Penn State winning the last two.
“I am honored to showcase our sport of wrestling, especially in a championship
atmosphere,” said Gable.
Mudd Advertising, based out of Cedar Falls, Iowa, is a recognized leader in
traditional and digital marketing across the nation. Mudd Advertising has seen
great success over the last 31 years in business and partners with over 3,000
automotive clients across the nation each year. Mudd Advertising considers Gable
to be a true mentor for effective leadership and success.
“Mudd Advertising supports the efforts of Dan Gable to inspire students,
athletes and businesses to rise to the highest levels of achievement,” said Gary
Kroeger, a former cast member of Saturday Night Live who currently works for
Mudd Advertising. “Gable’s message, as evidenced by his accomplishments,
embodies the principles of hard work, dedication, commitment, goals and
unwavering spirit. As a company we embrace these principles and we are proud to
partner with Dan Gable and the National Wrestling Hall of Fame Dan Gable
All proceeds from the auction will benefit the National Wrestling Hall of Fame
Dan Gable Museum, a not-for-profit organization committed to advancing the sport
of wrestling. The Gable Museum is located in Gable’s hometown of Waterloo, Iowa.
Gable won three individual state wrestling titles at West Waterloo (1964-1966)
and compiled a 64-0 career high school record. He went on to win two individual
NCAA titles at Iowa State University with a career college record of 117-1.
Gable won an Olympic gold medal at the 1972 Munich Olympics without surrendering
During his tenure as head wrestling coach, Gable led the University of Iowa to
15 NCAA championships and 21 consecutive Big 10 titles in 21 seasons
(1977-1997). In 2000, Sports Illustrated named him the top sports figure in the
state of Iowa.
There are three statues throughout Iowa dedicated to Dan Gable’s legacy,
including one outside of Carver-Hawkeye Arena in Iowa City, Iowa. On October 25,
2012, Iowa Governor Terry Branstad declared Dan Gable Day statewide.
The Dan Gable Experience includes:
1. Four tickets to the Iowa dual on February 3, 2013, against Cael Sanderson and
the two-time defending NCAA team champions Penn State. An extra ticket will be
provided for a special guest appearance by an Iowa wrestling legend.
2. Tour with Dan Gable of his house in Iowa City, which includes his personal
wrestling room, his trophy room, his workout facility in his cabin, his sauna,
and his “Rocky-style” workout facility in his shed.
3. Dan Gable will provide a tour of the Dan Gable Wrestling Complex at Carver
4. Four Caldera warm up jackets and four pairs of running shoes provided by
5. Four autographed Dan Gable posters personalized by Dan Gable, plus other
6. Four National Wrestling Hall of Fame Dan Gable Museum t-shirts.
7. Four Dan Gable shirts from Ironside Apparel. This includes a meet and greet
with Iowa’s two-time NCAA wrestling champion Mark Ironside at his all Hawkeye,
all the time Iowa wrestling store.
8. Personal tour of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame Dan Gable Museum in
9. Dinner for four the night of the dual meet.
10. Hotel stay courtesy of Kinseth Hospitality. Bruce Kinseth was an NCAA
wrestling champion for Gable in 1979. He pinned his way through the Big Ten
tournament and the NCAA tournament that year.
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ABOUT THE NATIONAL WRESTLING HALL OF FAME DAN GABLE MUSEUM
The National Wrestling Hall of Fame Dan Gable Museum is a not-for-profit
organization based out of Waterloo, Iowa. The mission of the National Wrestling
Hall of Fame is to preserve history, recognize excellence, and inspire future
ABOUT MUDD ADVERTISING
Mudd Advertising is a leader in direct marketing, audio-visual production,
media, digital marketing and point-of-sale advertising. Headquartered in Cedar
Falls, Iowa, the Mudd campus features a 3,000 square-foot state-of-the-art
production studio. Mudd partners with over 3,000 clients across the nation and
is highly regarded for its results-driven advertising specializing in the
automotive, academic, agricultural and entertainment industries. Mudd has been
helping clients succeed since 1981.