Resolve to take up fencing
We finish up our spotlight of New York Olympians in fencing with a star in the sport and introduce an equally legendary Olympian in equestrian. Both of these Olympians have raised the profile of their individual sports and have scored previous silver and bronze Olympic victories.
Brooklyn takes over today's spotlight with two 19- year old, first-time Olympians from the borough. Both have some of the most striking physical appearances out of the roster of the US fencing team as one is the only black woman and the other has been dubbed a "red-headed hipster".
Fencing has become the unofficial Olympic sport of New York City, with more than half of the Olympic fencing team being comprised of New Yorkers. Though they rep different boroughs (one is from the Upper West Side and the other the Bronx). Both of these first-time Olympians hoped to bring home gold ... More >>
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Classic thrills at the NYU Fencing Invitational