This weekend, January 28th and 29th, 2017, FSA Fencers and Brothers, Nathaniel and Chandler Wimmer, went off to compete in the Premier Club RYC Region 3 & Cadet at Cobra Fencing in Jersey City, NJ. Nathaniel competed in the Y8 Mixed Epee, and Chandler competed in the Y12 Men's Epee. In true FSA fashion the brothers had a strong showing. Nathaniel won Gold, and Chandler placed top 8. Congratulations boys!!
Danny Campbell went across the pond for his first ever World Cup fencing competition. Danny represented the USA in a Cadet Circuit competition in Bratislava, Slovakia. Danny finished the event in the top 20% of 227 fencers. Congratulations Danny on your first trip fencing overseas!!
Fencing Sports Academy's Fencer Hadley Husisian Traveled to Oregon for the SYC in Portland held inauguration weekend January 20th - 23rd 2017 at the Northwest Fencing Center in Beaverton, Oregon. Hadley competed in the Y14 Women's Epee event. She came out on top returning home to the east coast with the gold medal. Congratulations Hadley!
January 14-16, 2017 Fencing Sports Academy had 35 of our fencers participate in the Capitol Clash SYC and Cadet event held at the Gaylord National Harbor in Maryland. As always, FSA fencers had a strong showing. Overall FSA had 11 fencers earn national points, 8 finished top 12, and 3 of our fencers medaled. Rahul Jha won a bronze medal in the Cadet Men's Epee event, Hadley Husisian earned a top 8 medal in the Y14 Women's Epee event, and Meera Desai earned a top 8 medal in the Y10 Women's Epee event. Gabriel Castro finished in the top 12 of the Y10 Men's Foil event. Frida Tucker Alarcon finished top 12 in Y10 Women's Foil. Ben Adolphe finished top 12 in Cadet Men's Epee. Hadley Husisian finished top 12 in Cadet Women's Epee. Nina Saadat finished top 12 in Cadet Women's Foil. All of these finishes earned the respective fencers national points. Nathan Wimmer Y10 Men's Epee, Drew Mitchum Y14 Men's Epee, and Alex Lipper Cadet Men's Epee all earned national points as well.
Well done FSA Fencers!
Sunday January 1st 2017, Fencing Sports Academy opened its doors bright and early for those willing to suit up for a senior mixed epee tournament. Fencers from around the area showed up to test their skills.