@HurleyGurrls
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Month

October 2017
Last weekend, we competed in our first fencing world cup of the 2017-18 season in Tallinn, Estonia.  While we both had a pretty rough day in the office in the individual event, the team event boosted our spirits!  Instead of writing about it, we thought we would tell you about it this time!  Please check...
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PART 4 of 4 In the Elite 8, Kelley drew Tatijana Stewart, who is an up and coming Junior fencer. Tatijana knocked off the #1 seed in the DE Table, Isis Washington (curse of the first!) earlier.  Kelley out-experienced the Junior fencer and won 15-8.  Courtney was also  matched against a Junior fencer, Kasia Nixon...
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PART 3 of 4 The DE round progressed smoothly as the Hurleygurrls defeated each of their opponents without much difficulty. Their early rounds included scores of 15-5, 15-4, and 15-10. In the Sweet 16, Kelley was matched with a USA Olympian teammate, Kat Holmes, who is a formidable opponent!  They both lost a bout in...
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PART 2 of 4 The 2017-18 fencing season started with a bang on October 16!  Off we flew on a whirlwind trip to Los Angeles!  We were only there for a day-and-a-half!  The first North American Cup event took place in Anaheim, California. We could see Disneyland from our hotel room! One of the good...
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INTRODUCTION (PART 1 of 4) From time to time, people ask us what it is like to be an Olympic athlete!  Is it exciting? What about all of those cool places you travel to? What about all those groupies who follow you around? The short answer is that fencing is our full-time job that doesn’t...
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I love my dogs. They mean the world to me. When I am asked what I like to do besides fencing, well, I say, “I like to hang out with my dogs.” I have two Australian Shepherds. Kikyo was the first dog I got after the London Olympics. She made me fall in love with...
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About once-a-month (starting this month), we invite a guest blogger, who has been influential in the sport of fencing, to share their insight and perspective on our favorite sport of fencing.  This month, as the start of the fencing season is only a week away, we asked Andrey Geva, the U.S. National Coach for women’s...
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This is one of our favorite restaurants that we visit at least once a week. My favorite meal is a a tofu box. First you pick your protein (tofu, pork, beef, chicken, etc. ) then you pick from rice vermicelli noodles, rice, or salad to put it on. At this point your box automatically comes with some...
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