Members of the Canadian Fencing Academy have represented Oakville, Ontario and even Canada at recent competitions.
Jack Baldowski and Kirsten Ball, both epeeists, traveled to Montreal to attend a high performance program training event in preparation for the 2008 Olympic Games. There, they also participated in the Quebec provincial finals, where Baldowski won gold in the veterans’ division and placed 23rd in the open division.
Ball was eighth in women’s epee, and Leah Fidanza placed 15th in women’s foil.
Eleanor Harvey (foil) and Roman Jakubowski (epee) attended the Ontario Winter Games in Collingwood. Harvey won gold in the women’s Y15 division, silver in team foil and bronze in the Y16 division. Jakubowski was 12th in Y15 men’s action.
Fidanza traveled to Illinois for the fifth stop of the North American Cup of Fencing. She was 24th in the veterans’ division, 71st in Division 3 and 104th in Division 2.