The Russians were mesmerized by his swagger. His skill and raw talents were world class; his tactical mind was one-of-a-kind.
He traveled to Russia over 30 times in his career. Dave entered a hostile foreign land during the heart of the cold war. In spite of these events and the fact that he was "American", the Soviet hosts and their fans could not help but pay homage to greatness. They would yell "Khitry Lisa" (Kee-tra Lee-sa), or "Sly Fox" in admiration from the rafters. What a fitting description of arguably the most iconic wrestler in the history of the sport. Cunning, calculating, decisive, and tactical, Dave Schultz embodied the "art" of wrestling.
Sly Fox is a signature line designed for athletes who see themselves as authentic, like Dave Schultz. He was respected by fans worldwide for his unique, authentic, and original approach to man's oldest and greatest sport. RUDIS continues to evolve as a brand for that select athlete who pushes the limits of the human body and reaches deep within their soul to achieve their potential. Sly Fox is a top flight expression for this difficult to define group of people.
Rudis. Sly Fox. A Way Of Life.
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