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Supercamp is honored to have Peter Joppich joining the coaching staff this week. The German national and Olympic team member had the complete and undivided attention of every athlete in the gym this morning as he put the fencers through their paces...winning five world championships in foil has that kind of an effect.
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Supercamp earned a feature segment in local television news today. The CTV Kitchener crew visited and got an education in world-class fencing. Reporter Carina Sledz interviewed recent Pan-Am gold medalists (team foil) Eleanor Harvey and Kelleigh Ryan as well as Ontario Cadet Brandon Jalowica...and then she suited up to give it a try herself. Her verdict? "A lot harder than it looks..."
Watch the whole segment on the CTV site:
More than 60 athletes from over half a dozen countries kicked off a summer fencing adventure at Supercamp today. They may not all have had as much sleep as they wanted, but excitement of the camp buoyed them through their first day, and the coaches wasted no time in putting them to work.
Good luck to all!
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