Known as the Human Highlight Reel to his friends, Dylan Williams made his first international appearance in Greco-Roman wrestling at the 2015 Pan American Championships. He had previously won a bronze medal at the 2012 Junior Pan American Championships in the freestyle 60kg division. Representing the University of Alberta Golden Bears, Williams won back-to-back silver medals at the CIS Championships in 2013 and 2014.
Family: Parents Edwin and Hope Chase… Younger sister Shanice Williams… Getting into the Sport: Started wrestling at age 12 when his middle school gym teacher Mark Dunning encouraged him to try out because he saw him as a good athlete… Outside Interests: Fourth year student at University of Alberta pursuing Bachelor of Physical Education and Bachelor of Education (combined program) with a biological science minor… Works at Apple Retail Canada… Enjoys video games, computers, dancing, playing soccer… Odds and Ends: Favourite quote: “Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear” – Mark Twain… Collects T-shirts for friends and family during his travels… Nickname: Human Highlight Reel…
NOTABLE INTERNATIONAL RESULTS
PAC: 2015 – 8th (59kg)