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Moscow Men's and Women's Sabre Grand Prix

Moscow Saber Grand Prix

Top fencers continue on the #RoadtoRio with the Moscow Men’s and Women’s Sabre Grand Prix This weekend fencers from around the world continue on the path to Olympic Qualification with the 2015 Moscow Sabre Grand Prix. The top-16 fencers in each event get to sit and watch who will join them in the final...

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Nike shoe prototype

From the Vault: Nike Patent on Asymmetrical Lacing

If you wanted a fencing shoe that had the lacing offset to prevent wear of the laces, you’ll need to pay Nike. I stumbled on a patent that Nike submitted by invetors Bruce J. Kilgore and Ciro Fusco. The patent mentions “an asymmetric article of footwear” and is a look at the early stages of development...

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Race Imboden, a victim of  amateurism. Image courtesy of Wikimedia.

Putting a Sword Through Amateurism

Race Imboden, a victim of amateurism. Image courtesy of Wikimedia. “As I look back on my fencing career and the millions of dollars I was able to earn from it, I’m overjoyed that our sport presents so many opportunities for us to thrive as professional athletes and gain oodles of money. Wait, be right back. Nike’s...

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