Carl Adams during his Senior Year of High School in New York. Carl Adams (right) with Iowa State Head Coach, Harold Nichols (center). Dr. Harold Nichols, a father figure and mentor, was influential in guiding Carl Adams to his future endeavors as a coach and as an entrepreneur. Photo courtesy of Iowa State. Carl Adams during his senior year at Iowa State University in 1972. After winning the NCAA title at 158 pounds over Oregon State’s Mike Jones on March 27, 1971. Photo courtesy of Iowa State University. The original Patent drawings of the ADAM Takedown Machine that were approved by the Patent and Trademark Office in 1975. Carl Adams invented the ADAM Takedown Machine when he was only 22 years old. It is still on the market today. Carl Adams discovered early on that it was impossible to beat Dan Gable. The famed wrestler was a teammate, role model, friend, and coaching colleague to Carl Adams. He's shown wearing the Gold Medal he won in the 1972 Munich Olympics. Carl Adams and the Boston University Wrestling Team celebrate his 300th victory as the head coach of BU Wrestling. The win came over Rider University. One Last Hurrah: Former Boston Univeristy NCAA qualifiers returning for a reunion during the final week of the BU Wrestling program's existence in 2014. L to R: Darrin Vincent, Chris Meaux, Carl Adams, Adam Kantor, Greg Casamento and Matthew McRoberts. Book Jacket: Front Cover Book Jacket: Rear Cover
Carl Adams during his Senior Year of High School in New York.
Carl Adams during his Senior Year of High School in New York.