Video essay on Dave Schultz
The legacy of Dave Schultz
Official Statements from January 1996
Memorial message from USAW President
Dave’s friends and teammates remember him
Complete biography of David Schultz
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The legacy of Dave Schultz
Official Statements from January 1996
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Complete biography of David Schultz
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Remembering Dave Schultz



Today, January 26, 2006, marks the 10th anniversary of the day when American wrestling legend Dave Schultz was murdered. His life had a major effect on the sport of wrestling around the world, and his loss was a tragedy that affected so many people who knew him.

TheMat.com and USA Wrestling have posted a number of features for the wrestling community about Dave Schultz, as a way for those who knew him to remember him. Those who do not know about Dave Schultz are encouraged to review this material and learn about one of our greatest athletes and heroes.

Among our features are:

Video essay on Dave Schultz
USA Wrestling has prepared a short video for fans to enjoy showing action footage of Dave Schultz, along with short interviews with Dave.


The legacy of Dave Schultz
This feature explains how the wrestling community has kept the memory of Dave Schultz alive, through international competitions, awards, the Dave Schultz WC and other programs.


Statements by USA Wrestling and Nancy Schultz in January 1996
This feature includes the public statements issued by USA Wrestling as well as Dave's wife Nancy during the days following his death.


Memorial message from USAW President Sciacchetano
Larry Sciacchetano, who was USA Wrestling's president at the time of Dave's death, gave this memorial eulogy during the memorial service for Dave in Philadelphia, Pa. on February 11, 1996.

Dave's friends and teammates remember him
This feature includes many statements from athletes and coaches who knew Dave well, published by USA Wrestling during the days following Dave's passing.

Complete biography of David Schultz
USA Wrestling posts a detailed biography of the wrestling achievements of Olympic and World champion Dave Schultz, one of the greatest American wrestlers in history.


Post your memories of Dave Schultz
On TheMat.com Bulletin Boards, a thread has been created for those who met Dave Schultz to post their personal memories of this great man. Click here to share your thoughts on the life of Dave Schultz.



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