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By Tim Morehouse

In his fast paced memoir, written with best-selling writer Garth Sundem, Olympic silver medalist Tim Morehouse describes his life’s inspiring trajectory from a coarse local in big apple urban to fencing halls world wide and finally the Olympic podium. utilizing the Italian adage Maestro di scherma, maestro di vita (Master fencing, grasp existence] as his compass, Tim exhibits us the hidden and infrequently harmful underbelly of overseas saber fencing and exhibits how revelations at the strip can tell our lives, equivalent to: Win the assumption, lose the point”—You can fence good and nonetheless be touched, yet by means of measuring luck by means of your activities and never the ranking, you could flip the tide of a fit. “Close the distance”—It’s dead to shout a pickup line from throughout a crowded bar, and in addition, it’s dead to feint lower Russia’s Stanislav Pozdniakov from an inch too far-off. the perfect circulate from the incorrect distance isn't any circulation at all.

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