Bode Gabriel: HERO Quest LEGEND

April 23, 2015 7 Comments












Full Name: Bode Cayson Gabriel

Birthday: June 20th, 2005


School: Starr Elementary, New Richmond

Wrestling ClubNew Richmond Tigers Wrestling

Hometown: Richmond, Wisconsin

Weight Class: 66 lbs.    

Most significant wins/accomplishments: 1st place Bluegolds Battle Tournament 2015; Spooner 2015 1st place; 2013-14 Team Iron Man Trophy Winner. 

 Bode is unique: he loves wrestling for its fun and its competition, but he is also really good at taking a loss and turning it upside down. He knows you gotta move on from it, and his main goal is turning losses into something positive. We love that sort of attitude here at HERO, and are glad to see it in fine young wrestlers like Bode. Be sure to read on to learn a little more about him, and cheer him on if you see him at your next tournament! 


Why do you enjoy wrestling?

Because it's fun! 



What's the most important thing wrestling has taught you?

Do the right thing, and I've also learned teamwork.  


What's the best advice your coach has given you?

Keep your head down.  

How do you handle tough defeats? 

Work harder.    


What’s your proudest achievement as a wrestler?

Making it to State in 2014.  


What's your favorite wrestling move? 

The cradle! 


Do you have a hero/role model?

Shane Blackman!  



What's your favorite subject in school?

I like gym and math class.   




Do you play any sports aside from wrestling?


Do you have any other hobbies outside of wrestling? 

Building models; playing the ukulele and the harmonica 

What are your goals for your wrestling career?

Win State and go to the Olympics.  

What are your goals for the next 1-5 years?

Win State/keep wrestling in the Olympics/go to Hondura for a medical mission with my family.  

.What is your biggest area where you could improve?

To learn from a loss and turn it into a positive.  


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7 Responses


April 28, 2015

proud of you Bode! Keep up the hard work big guy!

Kathy Wettig
Kathy Wettig

April 27, 2015

So proud of the boy you have become. Keep working hard and you will get to the olympics someday. Thanks for helping out at Ruby’s Pantry. You are a nice boy, Bode.


April 27, 2015

I’m honored to be someone you can look up to. Keep up the hard work!


April 27, 2015

keep up the good work, Bode! Stay humble, work hard, and you will do great things!

Grandma Olson
Grandma Olson

April 27, 2015

Way to go Bode! Your work ethic shows up not only on the wrestling mat, but also helping others as well as volunteer work. So proud of you!


April 27, 2015

Keep up the hard work. You are a trooper.


April 25, 2015

Way to go Bode! You are a hero wrestler!

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