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 […]

Susie Scanlan: We Bonded as a Team

Susie Scanlan and the women's epee team after defeating Italy

Everyone loves an underdog.  Entering into the 2012 Olympic Games, US Women’s Epee Team had climbed up to fifth in the world – up from 16th after the 2008 Olympics.  They had taken silver in St. Maur earlier in the season. In spite of that, most countries still didn’t take the Americans very seriously.  Well […]

Daryl Homer – Going for Gold

Daryl Homer in action at the 2012 Olympic Games.  Photo Fencing.Net

London was calling and Daryl Homer clashed and slashed his way there.  Using his trademark quick feet and explosive flunge, he and the rest of the saber team hope to attain the greatest fencing achievement in the sport: the Olympic Gold.  Fencing.net caught up with Daryl before the Olympics. KM: How does it feel to […]

Mnnad Ghazy – A Long Trip from Egypt

US fencers can be spoiled.  As Americans, we will gripe about having to travel across the country to go to tourneys or how we don’t have enough ratings for a good tournament.  Be thankful that we don’t have the challenges that some countries have such as not having any training partners before you go to […]

Nzingha Prescod – You have to have a game plan

Mike Dote has been capturing the US Fencing athletes and his latest photo shoot included Prescod.

Fencing.net caught up with Nzingha Prescod during the US national training camp shortly before the Olympics.

Interview with Sandra Sassine

Sandra Sassine (CAN)

One of the greatest honors an athlete can have is representing your country. The one that trumps that is bringing home a medal. Sandra went to Zonals representing Canada and came back with hardware. Success. Fencing.net caught up with Sandra while she was getting ready for London. Hardware for Canada! That has got to be […]

Race Imboden: Fencing Prodigy

Race Imboden at the 2012 Junior World Championships.  Photo ©2012 Serge Timacheff/FencingPhotos

Watch how Race learned to harness his emotions and climbed from virtual obscurity to become the #4-ranked foil fencer in the world and America’s #1.

Lee Kiefer – Youth and Experience

Lee Kiefer at the 2012 Fencing Masters event

Most high school seniors are worrying about prom.  Not Lee.  She is looking forward to winning a medal on the grand Olympic stage.  Fencing.net caught up with the 2011 and 2012 Pan American Gold Medalist when she and the rest of the US women’s foil team was doing a training camp in Anaheim, CA. KM: […]

Soren Thompson: Coming out of Retirement

Soren Thompson

After his three year retirement from fencing, he came back to win nationals, qualify for his second Olympics, be the 2011 Zonal champion, and become a World Champion to cap it all off!

Maya Lawrence: Have fencing bag, will travel

Maya Lawrence competes at the Pan Amercian Championships - Photo A.Timacheff

Some would say living in France for the last six years would be crazy, but not Maya. She has lived an exciting life over that past half-dozen years: training with some of the best fencers in the world, traveling across the glove; all to pursue a dream.

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