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Colin Heathcock

Beijing, China

Dec. 20, 2005

Event: Saber
Hometown: Beijing, China
Education: Harvard University
Clubs: Christian Bauer Academy and Manhattan Fencing Center
Coach: Christian Bauer

Senior World Championship Teams: 2023 (Bronze — Team)

Origin story: "My brother and I tried many sports in the past and had the most fun with fencing!"

Why I love fencing: "It allows me to find freedom outside of my normal life."

Advice: "Don't think!"

Notable results

  •  Two-time Junior Men's Saber World Champion (2022 with Germany, 2023 with USA)
  • Finished the 2022-23 season as the world's No. 1-ranked Junior Men's Saber fencer
  • Won his first senior medal (a gold) at the 2024 Tunis Grand Prix