After their program is cut, the Boston University wrestling team grapples through adversity as it fights to save itself from the ultimate defeat.

It Hurts To Win is a feature length documentary directed by Brandon Lavoie & Michael Abelson, which follows the Boston University wrestling team throughout its final season of competition. After being unexpectedly cut at the end of the 2012-2013 season, the Terriers were given one final year to compete and represent the university.

Filmmakers Brandon Lavoie and Michael Abelson are currently still trying to raise adequate funds to finish the film. If you're interested in helping, please contact them directly at

Produced by Brandon Lavoie, Michael Abelson, & Kaitlyn Kowalski

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