Event: Saber
Occupation: Scientific Review Administrator at NIH
Clubs: Nazlymov Fencing Academy and Rockville Fencing Club
Coach: Steven Heck
Family: Spouse Ruth Harvey, four children
Hobbies: Jazz guitar, tennis and gardening
How He Started Fencing: At Johns Hopkins University 1962-66
Favorite Fencing Memory: Winning the Vet 60 world championship in Tampa, Fla. in 2005 by defeating three-time and defending Champion Wolf Nettingsmeyer from Germany
Who Has Influenced His Career: He took up saber in 1970 at NY Fencers Club under Csaba Elthes, most influential coach was Wes Glon who made him into an A fencer (1983-85), most influential fencer was Tom Strazalowski who practiced with him in the 1980s, other coaches were David Ling, Vitali Nazlymov and Steve Heck
Something People Would be Surprised to Know: Peter Westbrook referred to his unusual way of fencing (at the time in the 1970s-80s) as the "Pinkus shuffle" (for his footwork) and the "Larry Parry" for his best action
Current U.S. Ranking: No. 14 (Veteran +70 Saber)

Veteran World Championship Teams: 2020, 2018, 2017, 2015 (Gold - Team, Silver - Individual), 2009, 2008, 2006 (Silver), 2005 (Gold), 2004, 1999 (Bronze)