Fencing is a sport requiring hand-eye coordination, explosiveness, and pinpoint accuracy. Whatever type of blade you use, you must be faster and more.
The truly dedicated to fencing will go to the salle when they're sick, have homework, or have to drive for an hour to get there. They know- life without fencing is pointless.
Reigning Olympic champion Ruben Limardo (VEN) is bested by the 2010 World Champ Nikolai Novosjolov (EST), who wins his second title,