Apparently old people love it! at least the ones at Corpus Christi Catholic for retired priest and nuns in Melbourne, Australia, do. The over 80 years old athletes have been learning the art of fencing for nine months now, and apparently they are getting quite good at it. One of the care-takers from the home said the old people were a bit reluctant at first but after having a talk with the convincing instructor, they said yes.
Even 93 years old Sister Dolores says she loves the sport, even though she admits it’s a challenge at her age and she’s always afraid she might fall over.
Fencing Never Gets Old
they should be wearing vests, though.