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World Championships in Budapest

We’re just one day away from the World Championships that will be in Budapest! To make the comparison, this is like the Superbowl of the sport of fencing, the opportunity to earn a world title, no easy feat. I don’t know how much, if any, of the event will be shown on U.S. television, but we can always hope. It’s one of a few aspects about our sport that I would change–fencing is not very spectator-friendly.

But, then along comes someone brilliant (I don’t know who, yet) who creates a great teaser for the World Championship event. If you ask many fencers, I’m sure that they will tell you that they were inspired to try fencing by one of the characters or a similar character found in this video. Watch, and tell me what you think: