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Gary Van Der Wege

HOMETOWN:
Kyle, Texas

BIRTH YEAR:
1955

BIRTHPLACE:
Kalamazoo, Michigan

PARALYMPIC TEAMS:
2012, 2004

Event: Epee and Saber
Height: 6’0”
Current Residence: Kyle, Texas
College:  Hope College '77, Theatre Arts; Texas State University, Theatre Arts Graduate Studies; Academie d'Armes Internationale, Prevot d'Armes
Family: Married to Ting-Shun Chang van der Wege, father to Kristiaan and Arje Maarten
Occupation: Head fencing coach for Salle Poujardieu / San Antonio Fencing Center

Paralympic Teams: 2012, 2004 
Wheelchair World Championship Teams: 2002

Recent Career Highlights

2012:

  • Bronze - March North American Cup (Wheelchair Epee)
     

2011:

  • Gold - Pan American Wheelchair Championships (Epee)
  • Silver - December North America Cup (Wheelchair Epee)
  • Silver - December North American Cup (Wheelchair Saber)
  • 36th - USA Fencing National Championships (Veteran 50-59 Saber)

2009

  • Gold - USA Fencing National Championships (Wheelchair Saber)

2006:

  • Gold - USA Fencing National Championships (Wheelchair Saber)

2005:

  • Gold - USA Fencing National Championships (Wheelchair Epee)
  • Gold - USA Fencing National Championships (Wheelchair Epee)
  • Eighth - Paralympic Games (Team Epee)
  • 17th - Paralympic Games (Individual Epee) 

2003:

  • Gold - USA Fencing National Championships (Wheelchair Epee)
     

2004:

  • 14th - Wheelchair World Championships (Foil)
  • 15th - Wheelchair World Championships (Epee)

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