Race Imboden takes Bronze – now 4th in FIE World Rankings

Race Imboden

Race Imboden won his second medal of the world cup season with a bronze medal at the Men’s Foil Grand Prix in Torino, Italy. With the top-3 placement, Imboden climbs to #4 in the FIE World Rankings. Imboden is joined in the top 10 rankings by teammates Gerek Meinhardt (5th) and Alexander Massialas (8th). Russian fencers […]

Kiefer 11th at Torino Grand Prix, Errigo retains Top Ranking

Medalists for 2014 Torino Womens Foil Grand Prix

Arianna Errigo (ITA) won the initial Grand Prix of the FIE season, retaining her #1 world ranking by defeating teammate Elisa Di Francisca in the finals. In the top-8, Errigo defeated Jeon Hee Sook (KOR) 16-6, Anita Blaze (FRA) 15-4 and then in the finals posted a 15-7 score over Di Francisca. Lee Kiefer led […]

FIE Congress – Leipzig to host 2017 World Championships

FIE Logo

The FIE has announced the locations for the Senior, Junior, and Cadet world championships for the next 3 years. We’ll also report on other votes from the FIE Congress on this post. Today, the annual congress of the #FIE decided the host cities of several fencing Championships of the upcoming years: -The 2016 Senior World […]

FIE Congress may Fix Fencing’s Clock Issues

Shin A Lam (KOR)

The 2012 Games was not Fencing’s finest moment. Just ask Shin A Lam (KOR). The incident highlighted a gap in the rules and equipment related to timing of the match. The FIE will vote in this year’s Congress on the following rules change: Motivation: After the incident in London, there is a proposal to change […]

Race Imboden takes down Tokyo

Race Imboden - Image via USOC

Race Imboden earned world cup gold at the Prince Takamado Tokyo World Cup in men’s foil. Imboden is now ranked 5th in the FIE World Rankings for men’s foil. In the finals of the event he defeated Russian fencer Dmitry Rigin 15-10. Video of the semi finals and finals here: http://www.ustream.tv/recorded/55112887 The USOC congratulated Race’s accomplishment: […]

Challenge Gretsch 2014 – Junior Men’s Epee World Cup

Luxembourg Junior Mens Epee World Cup

The Junior Men’s Epee World Cup Circuit kicks off at the Centre National Sportif et Culturel un Luxembourg on Saturday, Sept 20th. The event will also be the FIE debut of FencingTime as the tournament software – and FencingTime founder Dan Berke will be in attendance. The event features several of the top Juniors in the […]

Fencing Flash Mobs this Sunday

fencingmob - the fencing flash mob

This weekend the largest organized fencing flashmob will be staged as clubs worldwide are taking to their town squares or similar places on Sunday, September 7th to engage in a Fencing Flash Mob. The Italian Fencing Federation is launching #fencingmob, a worldwide flash mob on Sunday, September 7. Fencing clubs in Italy and around the […]

New FIE Rule for Fencing Masks

The FIE

As of September 1st, 2014 fencers at FIE competitions will need to adhere to the new ruling on fencing masks needing two independent security devices. This was already discussed in the Armory section of the Forums when Alex Paul posted a FAQ on the new mask rule and how it impacts the current masks. The […]

2014 Fencing World Championships

2014 World Fencing Championships

The 2014 Fencing World Championships kick off with the preliminary rounds for men’s and women’s sabre on Tuesday, July 15th. This promises to be a week full of great fencing along with the requisite surprise performances and upsets. For the USA, Miles Chamley-Watson looks to defend his crown in Men’s Foil and Mariel Zagunis to […]

Awesome Fencing Fan-Art

usa fencing mens foil fan art

Race Imboden tweeted out some fan art of the US Men’s Foil Team: Tracing this down led me to the Instagram account of oh_maju who had a number of other teams depicted: Japan Russia Germany Italy This is great art – I can’t wait to see what comes up between now and the 2014 World […]

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