Becca Ward stepped down from the international fencing scene after winning two bronze medals at the 2008 Olympic Games to concentrate on her studies at Duke University. While at Duke, Ward went on to win 3 NCAA championships in Women’s Sabre. Now, she spends some of her free time when not working for a DC
The other day, I was fencing at a tournament at the Maryland Fencing Club, and noticed that the salle’s head coach, Greg Paye had placed the Desiderata displayed on his wall. As I waited to be called for my direct elimination matches, I read through the Desiderata a few times, soaking in the words and
[Nike wants] to position ourselves even more in the German market. For us it is a great honor to be lead into the future with the German Fencing Federation as a successful leading organization in Germany. With the Nike fencing shoes we have already launched a successful product in the market, which enjoys great recognition.
The Russian foil squads are exerting their newfound dominance in foil with world cup wins this weekend as the FIE senior circuit hits Asia. Team USA gets another medal from another fencers as Gerek Meinhardt steps up for a silver and demonstrates how deep the US team is. Alexey Cheremisinov (RUS) and Larisa Korobeynikova (RUS)
Watch the finals of the Men’s and Women’s Individual Sabre from Chicago: Chicago Women’s Sabre Individual This was also a big weekend for Team USA, hosting the Absolute Fencing Gear® Korfanty World Cup. The American favorite, Mariel Zagunis, came in to the individuals with five straight podium finishes in the season under her belt
Team USA Fencers boasts career bests as well as holding onto a #2 team world ranking. Xuzhou Epee Grand Prix Maya Lawrence finished 10th at the Xuzhou Epee Grand Prix, a career best. Her initial 11th seed exempted her from the pools and preliminary rounds, placing her in the table of 64 where she defeated
Congratulations to the following fencers who have been selected to represent Wales at the forthcoming Sainsbury's UK School Games, to be held at the EIS in Sheffield from the 12th to 15th September. Further details can be found here: Fencers are listed in alphabetical order. Congratulations to all the fencers (and their coaches) and good luck at the championships!
Welsh Fencing will be hosting a British Fencing Road Show on Sunday 5th May, at 10:00am in the Taff Suite, Sport Wales National Centre, Sophia Gardens, Cardiff CF11 9SW David Teasdale, Chair of British Fencing, will be present to give a short presentation, followed by a Q&A session. This is open to ALL fencers, parents and others interested in Fencing. Please come along and raise all those topics, concerns and suggestions you may have