Category Archives: Olympic

The Woes of Modern Technology

In case you missed it, here is a glimpse of the woes of modern technology on the Olympic fencing piste — LeFort drops his cell phone in the middle of a bout. (at the time of this publication, NBC … Continue reading

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1924 Fencing Demonstration

Given the upcoming Olympic Games, this video is again being shared in the fencing community. If you have not seen it, you will likely find it interesting. It features Gaudin, Ducret, and Parrodon with multiple weapons. Classical fencers will recognize … Continue reading

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Women’s Team Épée Makes Medal Rounds

I was pleasantly surprised to find that MSNBC broadcasted Women’s Team Épée quarter finals this morning.  Team USA beat Italy 45-35 to advance to the medal rounds. Although there appears to be some issues with the schedules being updated in … Continue reading

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Google Spotlights Fencing

Since it is not often that the world’s spotlight is thrown on fencing, it is interesting to note that today’s Google Doodle highlights fencing. Today’s Olympic fencing events focus on women’s épée.  Elimination rounds take place through 9:30 AM. Central … Continue reading

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2012 Olympic Fencing

Although very different from the classical style we practice at CCF, you may be interested in watching the 2012 Summer Olympic fencing in London.  Unfortunately, television broadcast of fencing is somewhat overshadowed, favoring the more mainstream sports such as cycling … Continue reading

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