August 18th, 2004

Touche! U.S. fencer golden and Beaverton woman wins fencing gold.

I’m not much interested in the Olympics, to be honest, and I didn’t even watch this match, but it warms my heart to think of women with swords, so I’m thrilled that this is an Olympic event and that we won it.

<%image(20040818-pl33270.jpg|340|202|Zagunis, in grey, scoring the winning touch)%>

<%image(20040818-pl33268.jpg|340|296|Traditional fencing celebrations, throwing the victor into the air)%>

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