SPC James Souza

Greco-Roman Wrestling
87kg

Hometown: Puyallup, Washington
High School: Emerald Ridge High School
Joined Army: November 2017
MOS: 11B, Infantryman

James has wrestled since the third grade. Much later, he discovered Greco-Roman and was drawn to the emphasis of throwing in the style. Although he made a name for himself in football, too, wrestling was his real love. During his time in the Navy, he wrestled for the All-Navy team. Since joining the Army and WCAP, he has single-mindedly focused on pursuing Olympic and World medals.

I chose wrestling over other sports due to the lack of violence in other sports.


Career Highlights

2015 - Armed Forces Champion


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