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Running with Swords The Adventures and Misadventures of the Irrepressible Canadian Fencing Champion

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ISBN-10: 155041982X

ISBN-13: 9781550419825

Edition: 2005

Authors: Sherraine MacKay

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Prior to the 2004 Athens Olympics, few Canadians - outside fencing circles - knew very much about Sherraine MacKay, but as the countdown to those games began, her name became more and more familiar, and while the world of fencing had been, up to that time, an esoteric sport at best, it too was suddenly thrust into the limelight. It helped, of course, that in the last World Cup of the season prior to the Games, MacKay had won gold (her second) that she had been ranked as high as number two, and consistently ranked among the top 10 female fencers in the world over the past five years. It helped that her photo suddenly began appearing in our national magazines and in major daily newspapers…    
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Book details

List price: $4.95
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Fitzhenry & Whiteside, Limited
Publication date: 9/30/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.506
Language: English

Sherraine MacKay has won at least six World Cups while medalling at nine others and is a four-time medallist at the Pan American Games. In 2001 Sherraine moved to Paris to prepare for the Athens Olympics. She is now living in Budapest, Hungary with her husband Geordie, studying and training with a new coach, and preparing for Beijing.