Colton Strickler talks about what happened during the third day of the RugbyTown Crossover Academy and talks about the progression he’s seen through three training sessions. After that, Colton talks with former Rider University wrestler Ryan Cloud about transitioning to rugby and his thoughts on the camp thus far. To close the show, Colton previews Day 4 of the RugbyTown Crossover Academy’s first camp.

Ryan Cloud during a training session at the RugbyTown Crossover Academy’s November camp. (Photo: Colton Strickler)

Ryan Cloud wrestled at Rider University from 2016 to 2020. During his time as a member of the Broncos wrestling team, he put up a 53-36 record. The 6’6” wrestler placed fourth at the MAC Championships and earned Academic All-MAC and NWCA Scholar All-American honors during the 2019-2020 season.

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Colton Strickler is a Colorado guy through and through. He is a Wheat Ridge Farmer and a Colorado State Ram. He has been involved in the Colorado rugby community in some capacity since 2011. He was Major League Rugby's lead writer in 2018 and 2019 before joining DNVR Rugby.