Gable Steveson, the top-ranked heavyweight in the nation, led the parade of multiple champions by capturing his fourth individual title.
The University of Minnesota recruit became the 18th wrestler in Minnesota prep history to win his fourth individual championship following a 17-second pin of Anoka senior Brandon Frankfurth in the Class AAA championship match.
Steveson celebrated his dominant state tournament and left Minnesota wrestling fans with one final athletic feat: A rousing backflip to the side of the mat, a move that brought thunderous applause and a standing ovation.
260lb wrestler flips after winning state wrestling championship pic.twitter.com/YvhWxPOtLB
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Apple Valley wrestling star Gable Steveson chasing uncharted greatness. Gable Steveson has won 167 consecutive matches, and another victory lap at the high school wrestling state tournament would leave the Apple Valley star with the highest winning percentage in prep history before he takes his heavyweight prowess to the University of Minnesota.You can check out Steveson’s short match below. This guy is a beast, and can flip for real. Awesome.