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Blog Archive for January 2017

BLOG: International Talent Comes to Columbus for USA Fencing January North American Cup

Jan 10

By Steve Wartenberg | Donald Anthony was hooked on fencing when he first learned to lunge, parry and riposte at the age of 8 in his hometown of Cleveland.

“I love the opportunity to constantly learn and perfect your technique,” said Anthony, 59, who helped lead the resurgence of American fencing, first as a competitor, and in recent years as president and chairman of the board of USA Fencing.

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RELEASE: Columbus to Host USA Fencing’s 2017 January North American Cup this Weekend

Jan 03

More than 30 Buckeyes to compete as city hosts fencers from around the world, including Rio Olympic medalists and past World Champions

COLUMBUS (January 3, 2017) – Columbus will host fencers from around the world, including Rio Olympic medalists and past World Champions, when more than 1,500 fencers descend on Halls C and D of the Greater Columbus Convention Center for the USA Fencing January North American Cup, January 6-9.

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