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Fighting for Olympic dreams in NYC May 12, 2008

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By Lizzy Nielsen | Elizabeth.nielsen@am-ny.com
April 4, 2008
“Full extension! Full extension!” “Duh-duh-duh-boom! Go!”

An instructor barks the commands in a Ukrainian accent. There is a frantic squeaking of sneakers against the floor and the piercing clang of sabers. These are the sounds of young fencers as they try to thrust, parry and counter-riposte themselves toward spot a on the 2008 summer Olympic team.
 
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