Saskatchewan Fencer Leland Guillemin has a wonderful new blog that chronicles his race for the next Olympics.
I left for Paris on May 1st 2013. I had qualified to compete in the Paris World Cup and the Bern Grand Prix tournaments. Paris was scheduled for the 3rd and 4th of May, while Bern was slated for May 11th and 12th. After a bit of deliberation, we decided in order to get the most bang for our buck we had to depart from Saskatoon on the 1st of May, compete at the World Cup, do a training camp in Paris with Danielle Levavasseur and then take a train to Switzerland to compete at the Grand Prix held in Bern before finally coming home. This trip would be the longest trip I’ve had to make so far. I would be away from home for 14 days.
Leading up to the tournaments I had trained harder than ever before and I was feeling…
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