fencing, man. fencing.

Jul 27
[ID: a sabre fencer parrying two as his opponent lunges.]
lenajayusa:

Saber fencer Khalil Thompson (Penn State) from the Peter Westbrook Foundation takes a clean parry two in a match during the Junior Men’s Saber event at the Summer National Championships in Columbus, Ohio on Saturday June 28, 2014. @kaylil_ #Saber #Fencing #LenaPhotography #ActionShots #Competition #Columbus @usfencing #PhotoOfTheDay

[ID: a sabre fencer parrying two as his opponent lunges.]

lenajayusa:

Saber fencer Khalil Thompson (Penn State) from the Peter Westbrook Foundation takes a clean parry two in a match during the Junior Men’s Saber event at the Summer National Championships in Columbus, Ohio on Saturday June 28, 2014. @kaylil_ #Saber #Fencing #LenaPhotography #ActionShots #Competition #Columbus @usfencing #PhotoOfTheDay


Jul 26
[ID: two epee fencers after a double-touch. The fencer on the left has dropped her hand, while her opponent runs off strip after a fleche.]
Fencing at the 2014 Summer Nationals! I made two gifs from this bout:

[ID: two epee fencers after a double-touch. The fencer on the left has dropped her hand, while her opponent runs off strip after a fleche.]

Fencing at the 2014 Summer Nationals! I made two gifs from this bout:


Jul 25
[ID: a group of men holding masks and foils. Old, black and white photo.]

The 1938 University of Minnesota fencing team!

[ID: a group of men holding masks and foils. Old, black and white photo.]

The 1938 University of Minnesota fencing team!


Jul 24
[ID: a sabre fencer practicing parry four with her coach.]
Drilling at 2014 Summer Nationals! I made a gif of this:

[ID: a sabre fencer practicing parry four with her coach.]

Drilling at 2014 Summer Nationals! I made a gif of this:


Jul 23
[ID: an epee fencer with his mask off, snarling on strip.]

Fencing at the 2014 US Junior Olympics! (Photo by Devin Manky.)

[ID: an epee fencer with his mask off, snarling on strip.]

Fencing at the 2014 US Junior Olympics! (Photo by Devin Manky.)


Jul 22
[ID: a woman leaning over a half-wall and giving a thumbs up, behind a rack of fencing weapons.]
nomintsforken:

 Bae | Salle Auriol

[ID: a woman leaning over a half-wall and giving a thumbs up, behind a rack of fencing weapons.]

nomintsforken:

 Bae | Salle Auriol


Jul 21
[ID: a foil fencer cheering at a competition.]

Fencing at DHM Fechten 2014, in Marburg!

[ID: a foil fencer cheering at a competition.]

Fencing at DHM Fechten 2014, in Marburg!


Jul 20
[ID: a sabre fencer fist-pumping after a touch.]

Marco Marin!

[ID: a sabre fencer fist-pumping after a touch.]

Marco Marin!


Jul 19
[ID: a drawing of a woman in fencing gear, holding an epee and a mask.]
synnyi:

i went to my friend’s provincial fencing tournament and saw a lady with rad hair and i wanted to say hi but she was holding a sword so

[ID: a drawing of a woman in fencing gear, holding an epee and a mask.]

synnyi:

i went to my friend’s provincial fencing tournament and saw a lady with rad hair and i wanted to say hi but she was holding a sword so


Jul 18
[ID: two foil fencers in a bout. The fencer on the right is lunging as his opponent parries.]
olympic88:

Seoul 1988 - Stefano Cerioni of Italy (right) defeats Aleksandr Romankov of the Soviet Union in the foil semi-final. Cerioni won the gold medal.

[ID: two foil fencers in a bout. The fencer on the right is lunging as his opponent parries.]

olympic88:

Seoul 1988 - Stefano Cerioni of Italy (right) defeats Aleksandr Romankov of the Soviet Union in the foil semi-final. Cerioni won the gold medal.


Jul 17
Referees watching the World Cup at 2014 Summer Nationals! I’ll admit to lurking around the referee area every once in a while to see the score.

Referees watching the World Cup at 2014 Summer Nationals! I’ll admit to lurking around the referee area every once in a while to see the score.


Jul 16
[ID: four sabre fencers posing for the camera by throwing their hands in the air.]
The Mexican Women’s Sabre team at the 2014 Junior Championships! Left to right, Paola Pliego Lara, Karina Arrayales, Julieta Toledo and Vane Infante Galvan.

[ID: four sabre fencers posing for the camera by throwing their hands in the air.]

The Mexican Women’s Sabre team at the 2014 Junior Championships! Left to right, Paola Pliego Lara, Karina Arrayales, Julieta Toledo and Vane Infante Galvan.


Jul 15

[ID: an epee fencer with his mask off after a touch.]
bjohnston89:

Celebrating a point during the Central Amercian Games in 2013.

[ID: an epee fencer with his mask off after a touch.]

bjohnston89:

Celebrating a point during the Central Amercian Games in 2013.


Jul 14
[ID: someone taping a foil to a fencer’s hand. Old, black and white photo.]
Helena Mroczkowka, preparing to fence at the 1939 New York World’s Fair!

[ID: someone taping a foil to a fencer’s hand. Old, black and white photo.]

Helena Mroczkowka, preparing to fence at the 1939 New York World’s Fair!


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