Pinned Blog The latest events surrounding the Norman Brothers' feature-length documentary on high school wrestling, Pinned. en-us Sun, 16 Jun 2024 05:32:18 EDT Vector Bridge, Inc. Dr. Bill Welker Reviews PINNED We just wanted to share a terrific review from Dr. Bill Welker, 2008 Master of Wrestling and author of "The Wrestling Drill Book." Here it is in its entirety:“AN AUTHENTIC ATHLETIC SAGA OF WRESTLERS, COACHES, AND PARENTS”     Pinned is a film that gives viewers an in-depth look at the mindset of America’s athletic subculture: scholastic “folk-style” wrestling.  It focuses on the dedicated work-ethic and lifestyle of two young wrestlers – Matt and Lance, and their quest to achieve the goal of winning a state wrestling championship.     During the course of a grueling wrestling season, we witness the many physical and... Fri, 17 May 2013 05:05:00 EDT Patrick Norman PINNED on Takedown Wrestling Recently Mike caught up with Takedown Wrestling while at the NCAA tournament, and gave a great interview & glimpse into the film. The interview starts at around 22:00. Click here to check it out! Tue, 16 Apr 2013 05:22:00 EDT Patrick Norman pinned at the clash! Our PINNED Tournament Tour continues this weekend as Mike heads to the Clash National High School Wrestling Duals in Rochester, MN. Stop by our booth if you're at the tournament! You can meet Mike & pick up your very own copy of 'PINNED'--as well as the documentary Takedowns & Falls--at special tournament prices. Wed, 28 Dec 2011 05:19:00 EST Patrick Norman Check us out at the Walsh Ironman Come check us out at the Walsh Ironman tournament this coming FRI & SAT! There's going to be GREAT wrestling from top teams all over the nation, plus a chance to catch up with Mike & grab your very own copy of 'Pinned' for the holidays!

For those who've seen the film, you may recall this tournament was covered by Brian Brakeman, Jeff Cole, and Channel 9, and where we first showcase Lance's brutal power half.

For tournament info & directions, click here. Looking forward to seeing you all there!
Sun, 04 Dec 2011 10:55:00 EST Patrick Norman
Pinned Theme - Free Download! We've had a lot of requests and inquiries for the "Pinned" soundtrack lately, and while we're compiling all the links to make the music available, we wanted to thank everyone for their support by giving away a free song! One of the most requested tracks is the Pinned Theme, an original recording made for us by the awesome Cleveland hardcore band At No End. We used a few of their songs in the film, and the Pinned Theme they made for us is the very first track heard in the film during the opening credits. If there's any music that... Sun, 19 Jun 2011 01:50:00 EDT Patrick Norman lance palmer victorious in mma debut Big congrats to Lance "The Party" Palmer, who just won his debut MMA bout! Palmer beat Emilio Gonzales this weekend with a rear naked choke. Great stuff, and certainly no surprise to us. Video of the fight here. Sat, 21 May 2011 08:28:00 EDT Patrick Norman pinned wins two telly awards! ‎"Pinned" just won TWO Telly Awards! We brought home trophies for the sports film category as well as editing. About the award: Founded in 1978, the Telly Awards is the premier award honoring outstanding local, regional, and cable TV commercials and programs, as well as the finest video and film productions. The Telly Awards annually showcases the best work of the most respected advertising agencies, production companies, television stations, cable operators, and corporate video departments in the world. The Telly Awards is a widely known and highly respected national and international competition and receives over 11,000 entries annually from all... Tue, 10 May 2011 11:50:00 EDT Patrick Norman vinnie curiale named coach of the year Big congrats to Lakewood Rangers Head Coach & subject of 'PINNED' Vinnie Curiale, who was just named Wrestling Coach of the Year in Northeast Ohio! Vinnie, who's coached wrestling at Lakewood for 12 years, recently took 3 wrestlers to the Ohio State Tournament- the most Lakewood's taken in 50 years. Click here to read more, or watch 'PINNED' to see the man in action! Sat, 09 Apr 2011 02:28:00 EDT Patrick Norman Get PINNED at the ASICS U.S. Open

The PINNED Road Tour 2011 continues this month with an appearance at the ASICS U.S. Open Wrestling Championships in Cleveland. Mike will be at the tournament this weekend from Friday to Sunday. This is a great chance see some intense wrestling, share your thoughts on the film with Mike, and get your copy of the Special Edition DVD!

Info & map for the tournament available here.

Fri, 08 Apr 2011 10:43:00 EDT Patrick Norman
Nice write-up in the Scene Just wanted to share this nice little write-up we got in Cleveland Scene Magazine on our recent DVD release screening. Thanks again to all who came out & supported both our film and youth wrestling in Cleveland! Sat, 02 Apr 2011 02:54:00 EDT Patrick Norman