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Cadet and Youth Foil Fencing Opportunity to Train with Olympians in Columbus

06/11/2014, 1:15pm CDT
By Nicole Jomantas

World Champion Miles Chamley-Watson worked with young foil fencers during a mini camp at the 2013 Summer Nationals. Photo Credit: Nicole Jomantas

U.S. Women's National Team Coach Buckie Leach and women's foil fencers during a mini-camp at the Junior Olympics in February. Photo Credit: Nicole Jomantas

The U.S. Men’s and Women’s Foil National Teams will be holding a two-hour mini training camp during the USA Fencing National Championships and July North American Cup in Columbus on June 30.

The women's foil clinic will be held from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. and the men's foil clinic will take place from 4-6 p.m. Both events will be held in Room E161-162. 

Athletes will have the opportunity to work with 2012 Olympians Gerek Meinhardt (San Francisco, Calif.)Race Imboden (Brooklyn, N.Y.)Miles Chamley-Watson (New York City, N.Y.)Alexander Massialas (San Francisco, Calif.)Nzingha Prescod (Brooklyn, N.Y.)Lee Kiefer (Lexington, Ky.) and Nicole Ross (New York City, N.Y.) as well as two-time Senior World Team member Margaret Lu (Greenwich, Conn.) and 2014 Pan American Team Champion Sabrina Massialas (San Francisco, Calif.)

This opportunity is limited to 50 male and 50 female fencers. The camp cost is $150 with all proceeds benefiting the USA Fencing Men’s and Women’s Foil Teams.

The camp will be held at the Greater Columbus Convention Center.

Click on the following links for more information and to register:  

Men’s Foil National Team Camp:

Women’s Foil National Team Camp:

For more information, contact Jennifer Yamin, Foil Squad Manager, at or 201.264.9423.

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