London http://kalw.org en A Bay Area fencer slashes her way to the Olympics http://kalw.org/post/bay-area-fencer-slashes-her-way-olympics <p>Up until last week, the legendary sword-fighting scene in <a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0093779/"><em>The Princess Bride</em></a>&mdash;where Inigo Montoya and &lsquo;the man in black&rsquo; show off their skills on a mountaintop&mdash;pretty much summed up my fencing knowledge.</p><p class="p1">&ldquo;You seem a decent fellow, I hate to kill you,&rdquo; Montoya says.</p><p class="p1">&ldquo;You seem a decent fellow, I hate to die,&rdquo; responds the man in black.</p> Wed, 01 Aug 2012 00:07:27 +0000 Mariel Waloff 14353 at http://kalw.org A Bay Area fencer slashes her way to the Olympics