Mariel Zagunis wins July USOC Athlete of the Month Honors

Mariel Zagunis

Mariel Zagunis was named the USOC Female Athlete of the Month for July following her silver medal finish in individual and gold in team at the 2014 Fencing World Championships. Men’s foilist Gerek Meinhardt and the US Women’s Sabre team were nominees for July honors as well. COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Top performances throughout July earned […]

Fencing Photography Workshop at Summer Nationals

Fencing-Photo-Workshop-Flyer

At the 2012 Olympics I was able to work with Serge Timacheff and received a great internship as a sports photographer. He’s going to lead photography workshops at the 2014 Summer Nationals and if you are there, I highly recommend it. Please join Serge Timacheff for a fencing photography workshop at the USA Fencing Summer National […]

2014 Pan American Fencing Championships: Live Video

Follow the videos from the 2014 Pan Am Fencing Championships

Here are the live video streams for the 2014 Pan American Fencing Championships from San Jose, Costa Rica: TEAM EVENTS June 5th: Men’s Team Epee and Women’s Team Sabre June 4th: Men’s Team Foil and Women’s Team Epee INDIVIDUAL EVENTS (June 1-3) Tuesday June 3rd: Men’s Sabre and Women’s Foil (Starting at 1pm Eastern) Congrats to the winners: […]

NDSU Bans Fencing Club from Campus – Segment on Fox News

Tim Morehouse, Dagmara Wozniak, and fencers take to the airwaves to defend and promote fencing

Check out Tim Morehouse on Fox and Friends this morning where he talks about NDSU’s ban on fencing due to the campus weapons policy (something we’ve been actively discussing in the forums):   Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com     What is really good about this appearance is Morehouse using this news story as […]

New Rules in Effect

USA Fencing has adopted the recent rule changes made by the FIE as of April 1. These changes are now in effect: · Simple corps-a-corps in foil and saber is no longer a group 1 offense. When there is a simple corps-a-corps, halt should be called, and the fencers placed back on guard. Corps-a-corps to […]

Nzingha Prescod named one of Glamour’s Top 10 College Women

Nzingha Prescod

Nzingha Prescod announced today via Facebook that she’ll be appearing in the upcoming Glamour magazine feature on Top 10 College Women. Looking at the site, this isn’t your sports or celebrity magazine list of “10 hottest” but an honoring of the achievements of college juniors and is sponsored by Conde Nast. Prescod is highlighted as […]

Live Video: 2014 Cadet and Junior World Championships

2014 Cadet and Junior World Championships

The FIE is streaming live video for the 2014 Cadet and Junior World Fencing Championships. Preview Video: The video URL changes each day, and they are doing a separate stream for the top-8, so we don’t have all of those URLs available. To find the stream for today, head over to the FIE’s YouTube channel […]

Fencing Rules Changes – March

Hurling insults at the referee is now a black card offense.

US Fencing approved rules changes to follow along with the rules changes in FIE events. Among the largest change is the codification of a black card (ejection) for insulting or threatening a referee. While we’ve always thought that those actions should be dealt with severely, the specific mention provides referees with a great deal more […]

Zagunis and Wozniak medal as Kharlan keeps top Ranking

The USA placed 2 fencers on the podium in Women's Sabre as Mariel Zagunis took silver and Dagmara Wozniak bronze. (photo via Mariel Zagunis - Facebook)

Olga Kharlan (UKR) continues her dominance in this women’s sabre season with her seventh individual gold medal at the 2014 Challenge Yves Brasseur in Ghent, Belgium, keeping her first place world ranking safe and secure from American favorite Mariel Zagunis. Zagunis finished second behind Olga, claiming the silver medal while teammate Dagmara Wozniak and Dina Galiakbarova […]

Capital Clash SYC and Cadet 2014

Capital Clash 2014

The Capital Clash 2014 event adds in a Cadet event to the regular SYC (Super Youth Circuit) schedule. It will be held January 31 – February 2 at the Gaylord National Hotel and Convention Center, in National Harbor, MD The Capital Clash bills the set of Cadet events as a tune-up for the Junior Olympics.  Cadet […]

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