USA Wrestling Video Interview with...

Video Interview with Hudson Taylor, Founder & Executive Director, Athlete Ally

By Gary Abbott, USA Wrestling | June 30, 2022, 4:28 p.m. (ET)

As part of its Pride Month content, USA Wrestling Director of Communications of Communications Gary Abbott caught up with Hudson Taylor, the wrestler who is the Founder and Executive Director of Athlete Ally.

The mission of Athlete Ally according to its website is “to end the rampant homophobia and transphobia in sport and to activate the athletic community to exercise their leadership to champion LGBTQI+ equality.” Taylor founded the organization over a decade ago, and has helped the organization to grow and expand its efforts within the international sports community. For more information on Athlete Ally, visit its website.

A New Jersey native, Taylor was a high school wrestling star at Blair Academy in New Jersey. He was a three-time All-American for the University of Maryland.