NEWS BLOG ON DENVER FENCING AND PENTATHLON

July 1, 2016

Our club members had a great showing in the Nationals in Modern Pentathlon.  13 times we were represented on the podium or our members achieved their personal best in the individual sports. We are so proud of them all.

The Nationals in Colorado Springs is a grueling week of competitions, club members  Sam, Naomi, Josh, and Isaac competed in the Senior and Junior competition.

Samantha Achterberg...

March 27, 2016

A day in the life of our own club members can be exhausting on competition day: Starting at 7:30am to warm up for fencing.  Fencing 16 different fencers in two 50 second bouts, having a short break before having a  20 minute warm up before the 200 metre swim.  Then lunch, hopefully not too much as the combined run, shoot starts around 1pm.  For some, after that is the equestrain event of jumping 8...

January 18, 2016

Colorado Springs, CO – Rachel Coleman, Modesto, CA, and Naomi Ross, Denver, CO are ranked respectfully as the top Junior and Youth A women competing in Modern Pentathlon in the United States. Rachel will be representing Team USA later this summer at the Junior World Championships in Mexico City, Mexico and both of these talented young athletes will be representing Team USA at the Youth A World Cha...

January 18, 2016

When our club pentathletes go to the OTC for camps or competitions they will often see our Olympic hopefuls like Nathan Schrimsher and Margaux Isaksen training or competing. The ‘esprit de corps’ is evident in this wonderful community of athletes even though there is stiff competition amongst them.  The training is grueling as these athlete attest. Even Genadijus Sokolovas, or Dr G as our Kids cal...

January 18, 2016

Click on this link to go to the more photos of club member Sam

 

Below - USA Modern Pentathlon's Samantha Achterberg swims laps in the outdoor pool at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo.

 

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