NWFC: Timmy Frank
Leaving the Nest

Leaving the Nest 2018: Timmy Frank

We are extremely proud of our graduating fencers, and will be introducing them over the next several weeks. If you see them, wish them well in their future endeavors! Timmy Frank At age nine, Timmy took a reluctant detour from his NBA path and followed his big brother to fencing lessons in Salem. After multiple retirements (usually after a brutal beat-down by Megan Eno) Timmy landed at NWFC. Thanks to the patience and diligence of his amazing coaches and teammates, Timmy has won numerous national individual and team épée medals and fenced in multiple European and World Cups. He joins
March 15, 2018
NWFC Dolly Lampson
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Leaving the Nest 2018: Dolly Lampson

We are extremely proud of our graduating fencers, and will be introducing them over the next several weeks. If you see them, wish them well in their future endeavors! Dolly Lampson I was 11 when I started fencing at MTFC and it quickly became my passion. My coach, Chris Winslow was a huge inspiration in my early fencing years. He saw my potential and encouraged me to pursue my aspirations under the guidance of Christophe Duclos. Christophe shared my enthusiasm for fencing and competition and together we set out to conquer the world.  Under his guidance I became a National
March 15, 2018
Leaving the Nest

Leaving the Nest 2018: Henry Lange

We are extremely proud of our graduating fencers, and will be introducing them over the next several weeks. If you see them, wish them well in their future endeavors! Henry Lange When Henry was 14, he wandered into a small club in Albuquerque, Duke City Fencing, where a visiting coach named Cody Mattern offered him a free lesson. Henry jumped at the chance, and was instantly hooked on the sport. Two years later, his family moved to Oregon so Henry could train at NWFC. With the support of his coaches and teammates, he's earned six national medals, fenced in four
March 15, 2018
NWFC Senior Rosie Parker
Leaving the Nest

Leaving the Nest 2018: Rosie Parker

We are extremely proud of our graduating fencers, and will be introducing them over the next several weeks. If you see them, wish them well in their future endeavors! Rosie Parker After watching my older brother fence for a year, I could not resist trying the same sport at age seven. I was immediately in love with the excitement, strategy, and empowerment of fencing, and this passion immensely grew when I began competing nationally at age ten. Since then, the memories I made, personal growth I underwent, and family members I gained in my teammates and coaches remain my inspiration
March 15, 2018
Northwest Fencing Center 2018 Seniors; Joe Choo
Leaving the Nest

Leaving the Nest 2018: Joe Choo

We are extremely proud of our graduating fencers, and will be introducing them over the next several weeks. If you see them, wish them well in their future endeavors! Joe Choo I started fencing at the ripe age of 11 at a recreation center that had a fencing class. Seven years later, I fence for Northwest Fencing Center. I cannot truly express how grateful I am for all the support and camaraderie I have in Beaverton. Even though I live 800 miles away in Las Vegas, NV, the Northwest family has really been the highlight of my high school career.
March 15, 2018
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Leaving the Nest 2018: Aryana Abtin

We are extremely proud of our graduating fencers, and will be introducing them over the next several weeks. If you see them, wish them well in their future endeavors! Aryana Abtin I have been fencing foil since I was six years old and could not imagine myself doing anything else! I began fencing because Sebastien Dos Santos offered a pentathlon camp at French American International School, my elementary and middle school. I am totally stoked to fence for Temple University beginning next fall and to see all the amazing things Philadelphia has to offer me. I will be following a
March 15, 2018
Leaving the Nest

Leaving the Nest 2018: Konon Phillips

We are extremely proud of our graduating fencers, and will be introducing them over the next several weeks. If you see them, wish them well in their future endeavors!Konon PhillipsIn 2014, while a high school freshman, Konon stepped aside from his dubious soccer career and tried fencing. His dad had fenced before and suggested he try the sport, knowing it would be a good fit for Konon’s quick feet and strategic mind. Beyond the piste, Konon can be found with his viola. He has played with Portland’s Metropolitan Youth Symphony, the Youth Philharmonic, and Grant High School. He also enjoys
March 15, 2018
Leaving the Nest

Leaving the Nest 2018: Julia Espinosa

We are extremely proud of our graduating fencers, and will be introducing them over the next several weeks. If you see them, wish them well in their future endeavors! Julia Espinosa Julia began fencing at age 8 when a class was offered by NWFC at her elementary school. She came home after her first "Be a Musketeer" class excited and energized and ready to go back and do it again. She immediately proclaimed "I found my sport!" Her weapon is foil, and her best result thus far is third place at the 2015 Summer Nationals in the Div III Women's
March 14, 2018