These are pictures of fencers from Guildford Femcing Club in the 2002-2003 season. Click on a picture for a larger image!
These pictures were taken in the gyms at George Abbot school, mostly under flourescent light. We used a FinePix6900 camera on its 400ASA setting, subsequently processed with the Gimp.
|Nikki Hayes fences Andrew Parsonson in the Club Novices competition.|
|Chris Hyder and Tony Palmer receive their medals after the Club Novices competition.|
|Medal winners from the Club Novice Competition. LtoR: Tony Palmer (Bronze), Chris Hyder (Gold), Matthew Foyle (Silver).|
|David Hydes fencing Alec Johnson in the club épée|
|Phil Fenn fencing Simon Pearson in the club épée|
|Tim Schofield demonstrating a parry octave against David Hydes. Not sure who won this point though.|
|The winners of the club épée competition: Alec Johnson (silver), Simon Pearson (gold), Tim Schofield (bronze)|
|Emily Harris (L) fences Jenna Hardy in the girls bout of the Club Junior competition|
|Medal winners from the Club Junior Competition - girls U15, U11 and U13. LtoR: Emily Harris, Jenna Hardy, Grace Merry, Alice Merry.|
|Bouts in the Club Junior competition|
|The Boys 8-12 year Club Junior competition was fenced as a pool unique on 3 pistes. Thanks to Diane Austin, our visiting referee. John Guest is scoring and Tony Palmer is refereeing in this photo.|
|Medal winners from the Club Junior Competition - U11 boys. LtoR: Chris Mitchell (silver), Basil Jennings (Gold), Anthony Buzwell (bronze).|
|Medal winners from the Club Junior Competition - U13 boys. LtoR: Dara N (silver), Eugene Palmer (Gold).|
|Medal winners from the Club Junior Competition - U15 boys. LtoR: Jonathan Cochrane (silver), James Frost (Gold), Ben Walker (Bronze).|
|The winners of the Club Sabre. From left: Aaron Lewis, Derek Groves (referee), Christopeher Schofield, Steve Pope. (Large - 116 kbyte)|
|Simon Pearson and Tim Harris, in a bout of the final pool.|
|Contestants in the club Junior Sabre competition in March: Edmund Hartland (1st), Eugene Palmer (2nd), Jenna Hardy (3rd) and Emily Harris (4th)|
|A bout in the final pool of the Club Foil competition in March. Julien Hartley and Nicky Hayes are on the piste in the foreground, with Simon Pearson refereeing.|
|The last and deciding bout in the final pool of the Club Foil competition. Simon Pearson (left in picture) fences Tim Schofield. Rob is refereeing.|
|Simon Pearson and Nicky Hayes, winners of the Club Foil and Club Ladies Foil, collect their trophies from Trevor Langford, the club's coach.|
A team from the RN visited on 13 June 2003, this year fencing sabre. Guildford put forward an "A" and a "B" team. Not an uneven competition, but we didn't do as well as at épée last year.
|Aaron Lewis - a point hit I think, or else it's a very flexible blade!|
|Alex Cross, in his first adult match|
|Chris Schofield performs one of his unexpectedly long lunges|
|Steve Pope, with Derek Groves refereeing|
|The GFC sabre teams. L to R: Simon Pearson, Chris Schofield, Steve Pope, Alex Cross, Aaron Lewis, Derek Groves|
|May 2003 - Simon won the Isle of Wight Veteran's Trophy, finishing 2nd in the Men's Epee to Per Andersson|
|The victorious Surrey team at the quadrangular county competition, held at LTFC. From left: Nick Perry, Tim Schofield (Guildford), Tim Buzwell, Chris Schofield (Guildford), Alan Perry, Sue Groves, John, David Albeury.|
|Tim Schofield, having recovered from his broken ankle in October, fencing James Duggin in the last 64 at the Slough Open in February|
|Tim Schofield fencing Anton Pollard from Haverstock in the last 32 at the Slough Open. Anton won 15-8.|
|Chris Schofield in the seeding rounds at the National Cadet Championships in Bristol.|
|Chris Schofield in the last 32 at the National Cadet Championships in Bristol|
|Steve Pope, fencing in the Leicester Open - before a bout in the rounds, and after scoring a hit|
|Vilya Harvey, fencing in the Sussex Open against Martin Cott (who finished 12th), and another. These shots were taken using his Sony DSC F505V. Copyright 2002 by Tim Harris.|
|Vilya, fencing in the Sussex Open against David Riseley (who won the competition). Copyright 2002 by Tim Harris.|
These pictures are from the finals of the 2002/2003 Handicap Competition, in the gyms at George Abbot School.
|Simon Wood fencing Shen Li (R), Tim Schofield refereeing.|
|Simon Wood (L) fencing Chris Hider.|
|James Frost fencing Simon Wood (R), Steve Pope refereeing.|
|James Frost fencing Phil Walker.|
|Simon Wood, the proud winner. (Proof also that the handicap system is effective - Simon has just finished the 6-week course!).|
|James Frost, receiving the medal for second place from Trevor Langford.|
|Chris Hider, receiving the medal for third place.|
|The winning trio.|
The Surrey Youth Championships were held in the sports hall of Beverley School, Kingston.
|Charles Price (Guildford-L) vs Doug Day (Claremont) in the rounds of the U14 Boys foil. Doug won 2-5. David Allbeury refereeing|
|Stephanie Ties (KCS-L), tests her weapon against her former teammate Libby Duke from Guildford in the U14 Girls Foil. Stephanie beat Libby 5-1|
|Edmund Hartland (Guildford-R) fencing unknown (centre) in the rounds of the U14 Boys foil, Ian de Whalley refereeing.|
|Alec Johnson (Guildford-R) vs unknown on his way to third place in the U18 Boys Epee, and his coach Trevor Langford.|
|Alec Johnson (Guil;dford) with the trophy for third place in the U18 Epee.|
|Edmund Hartland (Guildford-R) fencing Joshua Lill (Aldershot) in the direct elimination of the U14 Boys foil. Edmund won 10-8.|
|Edmund Hartland (Guildford-R) fencing Patrick McGlone (KCS) in the final of the U14 Boys foil, Ian de Whalley refereeing. Patrick won 10-7.|
|Edmund Hartland (Guildford) receives his trophy for second place in the U14 Boys foil from Keith Smith, competition organiser.|
|Basil Jennings (Guildford-R) fencing Thomas Ellis-Rees (Salle Coton), Joe Shackell refereeing, in the final of the U12 boys foil. Thomas won 10-0.|
|Basil Jennings (Guildford) with trophy for second place in the U12 boys foil, and his coach Trevor Langford|
|Chris Schofield (Guildford-L) fencing Duncan Martin in the pools of the U16 Sabre, Joe Shackell refereeing. Duncan won 4-1|
|Chris Schofield (Guildford-L) testing weapons before the semi-final of the U16 Sabre. Alec Massey (Whitgift-R) won 15-13|
|Chris Schofield (Guildford-L) receives his trophy for third place in the U16 Sabre from Keith Smith, competition organiser.|
|Chris Schofield (Guildford) with trophy for third place in the U16 Sabre, and his coach Trevor Langford|
Please contact Tim Schofield if you can identify any of the "unknown" fencers!
These pictures were taken in the gyms at George Abbot school in late October.
|Stephanie Glover receiving her medal for 7th place in the U9 Premier Foil Series from Trevor Langford|
|Stephanie Glover and Trevor Langford|
|Simon and Andrew refereeing at practice sessions before the Surrey Age Group competition|
|Andrew refereeing at practice sessions before the Surrey Age Group competition|
|Richard refereeing at practice sessions before the Surrey Age Group competition|
|Tim, Matthew and April prepare to use the electric box.|
|Alec and Simon fencing Epee|
Except where stated, these images are copyright 2002/2003 by Tim and Julie Schofield.
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