National Wrestling Hall of Fame

Inductee: The Banach Family

The Banach family is the fourth recipient of the Family Legacy Award. Fraternal twins Ed and Lou, and older brother Steve, all wrestled for the University of Iowa while Ed’s son, Riley, wrestled for the University of Northern Iowa. Ed and Lou combined for five individual NCAA championships and each won a gold medal at the 1984 Olympics while Steve was a United States Army Ranger who served multiple combat tours.