Good article on the sport in the L.A. Times

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  1. Purple Fencer

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    Only for subscribers.:confused:
     
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    I was able to read the article, without seeing any prompt to subscribe.
     
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    Me too.

    Great article.
     
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    Try opening it in a private-mode browser window; that will often let you bypass the free-article limit.
     
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    They didn't like that with firefox.

    But then I switched to Chrome. The advantages of Linux with so many browsers. So a whole article about Greg and the Massialas boys of MTEAM. Not a bad read. But only foil. So wish we had a similar power house with epee in the Bay Area. Eh what am I saying. We have several. They just haven't brought in the medals, YET!
     
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    Yes.
     
  8. Purple Fencer

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    Well....the writer and his son are both foilists (although Zach does epee when our scholastic league holds that weapon...and an epee program is starting at his club, so...)
     
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    That IS a nice article. Yes, it's about foil only, but they published an article about fencing! Great!! Going to pass it on - generate some excitement... maybe. Love the line "if you're not doing what I tell you, you'd better hit!" oh, and it opened with no problem.
     
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    try opening this in your current window - it generally strips out all the advertising and paywall stuff: https://outline.com/tEXYXg
     
  11. Purple Fencer

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    The Time has done a few since Rio...Dave tries to do them often enough.
     

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