Road to the 1984 Olympics
Independent Films, Sports
USA's Women's Olympic foil fencer, Jana Angelakis takes time off from her studies at Penn State University to train at the Oregon Center. Great clip to showcase her training on the road to the 1984 Olympics which were held in Los Angeles.
This video starts at the 1982 National Championships and shows pieces of her training and interviews with coach Yves Auriol.
Also seen in this clip are Olympians Bob and Michael Marx who were top men epee an foil fencers.
1980's brought little press to US fencing and this is one of the rare pieces to enjoy.
Year of Production: 1982
Length: 6m 36 sec
Country: United States