In The News

[Image of News Article]This page contains references to Ed Wright or his fencing academy in the news. Where available, we’ve provided links. ¬†Enjoy!

(And remember: If you are interested in fencing, Beginners’ Classes start at any time!)
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March 20, 2017:
Master Ed Wright, founder of the Cincinnati Fencing Academy, passes away at the age of 67. His story can be found here.
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January 17, 2013:
Congrats to Master Wright’s students on tournament success!
The Cincinnati Fencing Academy’s own Daniel Aufmann and Madeleine Haas earned the 1st and 3rd spots, respectively, at the Two Swords and a Sled tournament in Kettering, Ohio last month on December 15, 2012! Both competed in Cadet (U17) Mixed Foil.

Congratulations, Daniel and Madeleine, on a great job and for representing Master Ed Wright and the Cincinnati Fencing Academy so well!
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July 30, 2012:
Google Doodle’s featuring fencing
Just noticed that the Olympic-themed Google Doodles have featured fencing, with today’s focusing exclusively on the sport.

Below you will find two of them, but click on either to look at a collection of Google’s doodles over time.


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July 19, 2012:
Master Wright’s students sweep top four spots in Dayton!
At the Rampart C, D, and Youth Tournament in Dayton, Ohio, Master Wright’s students swept the top four spots in the Youth division! Congratulations to Nathan Moore, who won first place, Oliver Stenken, who won second, and to Avery Lenz and Jonathan Plas, who shared third place.

The Cincinnati Fencing Academy was well represented at the tournament, which also included Daniel Aufmann in the D & Under Senior Foil Mixed division.

Avery, Jonathan, Master Wright, Oliver, and Nathan

Again, our congratulations to everyone for your hard work and for representing the Academy so well!
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On March 15, 2012, Cincinnati’s WCPO Channel mentioned Master Wright and the Cincinnati Fencing Academy during an interview with local fencer Charles Flatt, discussing the United States North American Cup which will be in Cincinnati March 16-19. Watch the clip here:


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February 2, 2012:
Congratulations, Nathan!
Congratulations to Nathan Moore! He represented the Master Wright’s Cincinnati Fencing Academy at the Frosty Open fencing tournament here in southern Ohio on January 14 in the Y12 foil competition and took first place.

He is pictured below with his gold medal, at left. Again, congratulations, Nathan!

[Winners at the 2012 Frosty Open]

Nathan Moore (on left) with his medal at the Frosty Open


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From Streetvibes, August 15-30, 2010, Issue 183:
No Fence Sitting in This Match
The art of fencing and overcoming
By Corey Gibson
(Click HERE to read paper’s online copy of print article)
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From WLWT’s coverage of the 2008 Olympics:
A Story with a Point
By WLWT reporter Todd Dykes
(Click through to see the WLWT Video on the station’s YouTube Channel, or click on the screen grab below.)

[Click to see WLWT video on their YouTube Channel]
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From the Cincinnati Enquirer, January 23, 2005, Sports section:
Wright’s fencing them in
’76 Olympian helping sport grow locally
By Colleen Kane
(Click HERE to read from Enquirer archives; purchase required.)

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