Beat The Streets - New York City Wrestling

  • The public school athletic leagues of New York City, California, Hawaii, Texas, Washington, and Tennessee all sanction Girls Wrestling as a High School Championship Sport.
  • Curtis High School on Staten Island won the first-ever Girls High School PSAL Dual Meet Championships in 2013.
  • In the summer of 2013, the New York Junior National team -- on which 7 of the 12 members were New York City girls -- won the United States Junior National Duals Championship, marking the first time a team outside of California or Texas had ever won.
  • Over the past five years, the New York National Team has tripled in size, becoming one of the largest state teams at Nationals.
  • New York state has had nearly 10 athletes represent the U.S. at World and Pan-American Championships, 4 of which were from NYC PSAL teams.
  • There are over 30 Women’s College Wrestling Teams, all of which offer athletic scholarships.
  • Women’s Wrestling became an Olympic Sport in 2004.