Wounded during the Mumbai terrorist attacks of 2008. Hit by four bullets. According to Synchronicity Foundation vice president Bobbie Garvey, "Rudder was taken to the hospital. He did have surgery [that was] very successful. He was in intensive care for a little while, but he is very stable and he is healing at the moment."
Rudder was in India with two dozen other people as part of a Synchronicity spiritual retreat.