Kirk Ackerman

Wrestling

A LITTLE ABOUT ME

Birth Date: April 24, 1990, 8:01am, General Hospital                                                                                      

Birthplace: Canada, Saskatchewan, Regina

Full name: Kirk Donald Ackerman

Wrestled for: Dr.George Ferguson, Pile of Bones wrestling club, Cattown, East side wrestling club, Balfour Collegiate

Start of sport: This now as of the 2008-2009 will be my 11th year wrestling.  I got my start as a Dr.George Ferguson school wrestler that same year I was introduced to SAWA (Saskatchewan Amateur Wrestling Association) I preceded my goal as a wrestler and won numerous tournaments. I have won the provincial Championships every year and both Juvenial and Junior in 2007, followed up with winning Juvenial, Junior, and Senior's in 2008, In 2005 I made Team Sask and we went on to win the Canada Summer Games. I have also been on three National Championship Team titles with the Cattown Wrestling Club out of the University of Regina, and have been on the winning end of several provincial Team Championships.  In 2007 I also won the FILA Cadet Team Trials, making me a member of Canada’s Cadet Team, and in 2008 was placed on the Candian U18 Team. 

 

Physique

  • Height: 5'5
  • Competion bodyweight: 55KG = 121LBS
  • Team Sask Weight 46KG =102LBS
  • Team Canada Weight 54KG = 118.8 LBS
  • My competion bodyweight changes tournament to tournament but this is my new main

 

General

  • Born:1990
  • Started: wrestling:1999                                    

          Location: Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada(trains at University of Regina)

          Occupation: Work in Flooring at Rona Home and Garden

                         

Competitive Rankings

  • 66 gold medals
  • 6 silver medals
  • 3 bronze medals 
  • 5th at the 2003 Western Canada Summer Game trials
  • 1st at the 2005 Canada Game Trials
  • part of Team SASK, for the 2005 Canada Games
  • First place at the Canada Games, Team Champions
  • Broke my wrist in the semi final, was winning 5-1(over all score) got 4th due to injury
  • 2 time most outstanding wrestler at the Balfour Classic
  • 1st at 2006 Cadet National Championships
  • 5th at 2007 Junior National Championships
  • 1st at 2007 Junior Greco National Championships
  • 1st at the 2007 Juvenile National Championships
  • Won the Fila Cadet Trials for Team Canada
  • 3rd at the USA AAU Grand Nationals freestyle
  • 4th at the USA AAU Grand Nationals Folk style
  • 1st at the 2007 Pre Junior Canada Cup
  • 2nd at the 2007 Cadet Pan Am Championships
  • 5th at 2008 Junior Nationals
  • 4th at 2008 Senior Nationals
  • 1st at 2008 Juvenile National Chapionships
  • 1st at 2008 Juvenile Greco National championships

Favorite Quotes

"A little thing make's a BIG difference"- Leo Mcgee

"Quitters Never Win, Winners Never Quit."-unknown

" Wrestle smart like Einstein, not crazy like Einstein crazy like a fox."-Ryan Bellamy

" I wrestle with demons of doubt. With my past failures. With my injuries. With that unrelenting voice that tells me to stop. But I am a wrestler and one thing will be certain. I will be victorious."Unknown

" So many of our dreams at first seem impossible, then they seem improbable and then we summon the will,they soon become inevitable." Christopher Reeves "SUPERMAN"

"You gotta dance, Before you get to the lights"- Leo Mcgee

I would just like to take the time and thank my coach's, family, friends, and all others who have support me.  Thank You.