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 … [Read more...] about Race Imboden takes down Tokyo
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I received a note that 2004 Olympian Kamara James passed away recently. Eric Rosenberg wrote this piece to honor her memory. Please excuse the formatting as I haven't had time to look for photos or other references. ***************** It is with deep sadness that I inform the fencing community of the untimely passing of Kamara Latoya James. Throughout her life, Kamara … [Read more...] about Kamara James
In 2004, the US Men's Foil team of Dan Kellner, Jon Tiomkin, Jed Dupree, and reserve Gregory Chang knocked off #2 seed Germany in the quarter-finals of the Olympics and ended up placing 4th. Their 4th place finish was the best for a US Men's Foil team since the 1950s and sparked the USA's climb to become a fencing power. Here's what I had to say about the Olympic results … [Read more...] about TBT: Dan Kellner powers past Germany – Athens 2004
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 FIE rankings with Justin Yoo as the top-seeded … [Read more...] about Challenge Gretsch 2014 – Junior Men’s Epee World Cup
Join USA Fencing FOC member and former FIE Arbitrage Commissioner Derek Cotton as he discusses the path that American officials can take to becoming an international referee. The session is available to all American fencing officials, and will offer the opportunity for a town-hall style question session after the presentation.
The Path to Becoming an International Referee with Derek Cotton Wednesday, October 08, 2014 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM (Eastern Time) Webinar Link: https://www.anymeeting.com/AccountManager/RegEv.aspx?PIID=EB50DD8785493C Learn more about how to progress to become an international level referee in this online seminar with Derek Cotton. Join USA Fencing FOC member and former … [Read more...] about Learn How to Become an International Referee