This weekend was very challenging since NYFA students had many tournaments to fence including Long Island Junior Olympics qualifiers:
- I’m proud to announce that NYFA qualified one more fencer – Skyler Chin for Junior Olympics which will be held in Dallas this February. Skyler qualified for both Cadets and Juniors, placing 2nd and 5th. Good job Sky and good luck at JO’s!
- Aaron Fu also participated in the Cadets qualifier and was 1 spot away from qualifying. Even though Aaron did not qualify he made the final 8 in a strong event!
- Daniel Hurwitz also made NYFA proud as he made top 8 at Mercury Cup #2 – the hardest epee tournament in NYC – only “A” and “B” rated fencers are allowed to register for it. Daniel beat five “A” rated fencers and one “B” rated throughout this event and took 5th place! Good job Daniel – keep it up!
- Gabriel Canaux and Annie Morelli took gold and silver respectively in the “C” and under event at Empire United Fencing Club – they really represented their club to the best standard possible!