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Foiled Again

I may have found something tougher to shoot than golf.

Ladies and gentlemen, I present to you fencing.

En garde! (*)


The National Fencing Championships are in Portland this weekend. I caught a couple bouts before grabbing lunch with Bruce on Friday.


Limited action. Limited emotion. Limited visibility. (Wouldn’t a true athlete take the face mask off?? I’m just sayin’…)

The only real saving grace are the funky lights at the convention center. But after a few frames, even that gets old.

As in many photo ops, I gravitate towards the kids, who often make for the best moments.




(*) I knew that those 6 years learning French and 1 year abroad in Lyon would finally pay off…

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