The NY Times has a great article today about a wheelchair fencing program in New Jersey. Enjoy! -Tim
MAPLEWOOD, N.J. — “Circle six, parry four, parry, riposte,” Mickey Zeljkovic chanted, running Bianca Hollywood, 13, through her fencing moves.
Bianca has spina bifida and a pronounced S curve to her spine. But when she wears her mask and lamé, the underjacket that conducts electricity during fencing bouts, she can compete with fencers who can walk, as well as those who cannot.
(Read MORE: :http://www.nytimes.com/2009/10/12/nyregion/12fencing.html?_r=1&ref=nyregion)