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    There’s a battle going on at the Darien VFW Hall. Harrison Zuckerberg and Kai Zhou cross swords, trying to outwit and out-muscle each other and land the fatal thrust. It’s a rare sight for Fairfield County but just another afternoon at the Darien Fencing Club. Harrison’s mom. Darien Fencing Club founder JeffreyBinder’s 11-year-old daughter, Sylvie, is proof. She started when she was 6 and fell in love with the sport. She took ninth place in her age group in theU.S. Fencing National Championships. Two years ago, Binder decided there was a lack of programs for children and started a club in his hometown of Armonk, N.Y. Realizing there was a need in lower Fairfield County as well, the Binders broughttheir group to Darien this spring. “The ultimate goal would be to create a full-time academy in the area,” Binder said. “But we reasoned out that what we should really do is develop an audience for it. “The club doesn’t have […]

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    Sylvie Binder, 13, of Armonk, won the gold medal in the 14-and-under women’s foil at the United States¬†Fencing¬†Association’s Super Youth Circuit fencing tournament held Jan. 5 in Durham, N.H. Binder, who went into the tournament ranked No. 12 nationally in her age category, bested a field of 61 fencers from all over the country. Her ranking is expected to improve as a result of the win, her father, Jeffrey, said. Binder’s next test will come at the United States Fencing Association’s North American Cup beginning Jan. 18 in Louisville, where she will compete among older fencers, including several Olympians from the 2012 London Games. In February, she is expected to compete at the USFA’s Junior Olympic competition in Baltimore. Binder is in the 8th grade at H.C. Crittenden Middle School in Armonk. She trains at the Fencing Academy of Westchester in Hawthorne with coach Slava Grigoriev, a two-time Olympian. Fencing champion Sylvie Binder with her gold medal. (Jan. 10, 2013) […]

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