fencing

SXSW Organizers Apologize After Asking Muslim Olympian To Remove Hijab

The U.S. Olympian said the volunteer working the check-in table forced her to remove her hijab even after she explained it was for religious reasons.

Bronwyn Isaac | March 14, 2016 - 3:00 pm

Muslim-American Olympic Fencer Asked To Remove Her Hijab At SXSW Registration

Muslim-American Ibtihaj Muhammed is set to become the first U.S. Olympian to wear a hijab while competing this summer in Rio, Brazil. And as she was stepping up to get…

Katrin Higher | March 13, 2016 - 12:30 pm

Race Imboden Totally Wins The Gold Medal For Best Haircut

Race Imboden is a 19-year-old DJ from Park Slope and a member of the U.S. Olympic fencing team who was eliminated from competition by Italian fencer Andrea Baldini. As much…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | August 2, 2012 - 12:20 pm