KAMAR SKEETE "I Do It For The Culture"

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This Atlanta fencer is creating a movement within the sport of fencing, and moving the sport forward through his brand.

ATLANTA - eTradeWire -- He's one of the best Junior Mens Saber Fencers in the world. At 18 years old Atlanta's  Kamar Skeete is in pursuit of fencing greatness, as he strives to become a fencing brand. Like Tiger, Venus and Serena, Kamar Skeete, with his swag and fencing abilities may be that brand who introduces fencing to urban America, then middle America and the world, if he keeps winning. After graduating from high school, the Atlanta native took a year off, before he attends collage at Penn State this fall. The school that he dreamed of fencing for as a child, that gave him a full fencing scholarship and a spot on the NCAA fencing team.

During his time off, he started a charity for a cause that he believes in, he also became a part owner of a clothing line and a share holder in a digital music distribution company.
Kamar's fencing career begun with one question. What are the kids gonna do during summer vacation? His God Mother came up with the idea to send all the kids to a fencing club, instead of them doing nothing all summer. No one imagined, he would go on to earn over 150 trophies and medals, and fence all over the world.  

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These days the Atlanta native spends more time traveling to fencing competitions representing team USA and training abroad, in places that most of us has only heard of.
For instance, last week was Bulgaria, this week Warsaw and the week before Germany and in the last 3 months Romania, Amsterdam and Egypt and that's not counting trips to Canada and around the United States.

Currently training in Paris France, Kamar heads to competitions in Poland in a few days, from there, he heads to Italy, then El Salvador, for the Pan American games. The tournament where he took home the Gold in San Jose Costa Rica in 2018. Winning that tournament made him #1 in all of the America's that year, which is made up of 23 countries that cover Central America, South America, the Caribbean, the USA and Canada.  For the past several years, Kamar has been consistently winning against the odds, as he prepares for 2020 world championships, we asked Kamar. "Why fencing"?.
His reply was simple, " I do it for the culture".
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