Meant to be a retreat for elite American athletes, Foxcatcher Farms, and all it was intended to represent, was lost in the paranoid downward spiral of its troubled benefactor John Du Pont. Heir to the Du Pont family fortune, John Du Pont funneled his considerable resources into his love of sports—wrestling in particular. Aiming to reinvigorate the US Olympic wrestling team, Du Pont created Foxcatcher, and invited gold medal champion Dave Schultz to lead the charge. What began as an idealistic sports idyll soon deteriorated into suspicion, distrust, and ultimately murder.
Meant to be always a escape for elite National athletes, Foxcatcher Facilities, and all it was designed to signify, was missing in the weird downhill control of their troubled benefactor Steve Du Pont. Heir to the Du Pont household bundle, Steve Du Pont funneled his significant resources into his enjoy of sports—wrestling in particular. Looking to reinvigorate the US Olympic wrestling staff, Du Pont developed Foxcatcher, and invited gold medal champion Dave Schultz to lead the charge. What began being an idealistic sports idyll shortly ruined in to suspicion, distrust, and finally murder.