Career[eedit | eedit soorce]
Rheingans wis an NCAA champion in 1975 for North Dakota State University an wrestled in the 1976 Olympics, placin fowert. He qualified for the Olympic team in 1980, but did no compete due tae the Unitit States boycott.
Rheingans entered professional wrestlin wi Verne Gagne's American Wrestling Association in 1983, whaur he appeared till the organization fauldit in 1991. He an aa wrestled briefly for the WWF as an enhancement talent in 1986, occasionally for New Japan Pro Wrestling frae 1989–1991, an for various independent promotions in the Minnesota aurie durin the early hauf o the 1990s.
In addition tae coachin amateur wrestlers throughoot his career, Rheingans an aa trained numerous professional wrestlers. Some o his well-kent students include Vader, John "Bradshaw" Layfield, The Nasty Boys, Jerry Lynn, Tom Zenk, Joe Hennig an Tori. Rheingans an aa served as the heid trainer for the short-lived Ladies Professional Wrestling Association.
Rheingans wis inductit intae the George Tragos/Lou Thesz Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame in 2004.
In wrestlin[eedit | eedit soorce]
- Finishin moves
- Signature moves
Championships an accomplishments[eedit | eedit soorce]
Amateur wrestlin[eedit | eedit soorce]
- Olympic Games team member (1976, 1980)
Professional wrestlin[eedit | eedit soorce]
- PWA Tag Team Championship (1 time) - with Baron Von Raschke