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GSF360 | Gilroy Wrestling Documentary produced by: Alforde Joaquin

Posted December 31, 2017 by in


“Gilroy Wrestling” chronicles the high school journey of four outstanding wrestlers from Gilroy High School: Victor Olmos, Paul Fox, Nikko Villarreal and Isaiah Locsin. All four wrestlers, along with their teammates, started wrestling at a young age. This documentary followed the program from 2011-2016 and documented the program’s unbelievable section title run as well.

Nikko, an Arizona State-bound senior, is looking to close out his high school career with a 4th CCS title and 3rd State title. Stanford-bound seniors Victor, Paul and Isaiah are also looking to end their high school career with first place finishes. This feature length documentary explores the world of high school wrestling at it’s finest.

“Gilroy Wrestling” is a testament to what it takes to be a champion. With multiple wrestlers ranked nationally in the past 14 years, this documentary not only features a few of those wrestlers, but also sheds light on how the program has evolved into a state powerhouse.

produced by: Alforde Joaquin

Music tracks and authors:
Emotional RnB-Pop Instrumental – Given Up | Foals – Spanish Sahara (Radhus Edit) | Follow Me – Subliminal – Immediate Music | Future World Music – Walk of Victory | Immediate Music – Decimation | Immediate Music – Destiny of The Chosen | Immediate Music – Virtue At All Costs (Trailerhead- Nu Epiq) [2014] | Journey to the Front – Immediate Music | Nice Vibes (Spacy Hiphop Beat) – IINFYNITE | Sad Guitar RnB Instrumental – Heartbreak | Sampled Hip Hop Beat #4 (Karl Studios) ‘The Delfonics’ | Sencit Music – Blade of Honor (Tenth Dimension) | SUBVERSION – ‘Satellite Debris’ (Epic Dark Drama) | West Coast HipHop Instrumental – Keep It Movin’ | The XX – Intro – Dubstep Remix (Go Jane Go) | EPIC Trailer

GSF Staff and Crew who contributed to this project:
AJ Joaquin – editor
Ally Williams – talent/videographer
Angela Santoro – talent
Jorge Birelas – photographer
Chuck Fisher – talent
Edwin Wise – talent/writer/videographer
Franco Finn – talent
Jack Duffy – writer/editor
Justin Lum – talent/writer
Kaleigh Krish – talent/videographer
Kyle Moreton – writer/editor
Sonya Tydinco – talent

Special Thanks to:
Gilroy Hawks
Immediate Music Entertainment
Gilroy High School
Villarreal Family
Gilroy Wrestling Coaches and Staff
Gilroy Wrestlers

Produced/Directed by: Alforde Joaquin
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“Gilroy Wrestling Documentary” produced by: Alforde Joaquin

About the Author

Alforde Joaquin

ALF’s passion for shooting and editing has earned him several awards including an Edward R. Murrow Award for videography. He recently received two first place awards from the San Francisco Bay Area Press Photographers Association in the Digital Media Sports Feature and Sports Videography categories. A 6-time Emmy recipient in five different categories: Director/Producer, Videography, Editing, Feature Segment and Sound Mixing, Alf has produced over 3,000+ video segments including several award winning documentaries and features.