'Following my dream.' Brooklyn native heads to Paris Olympic Games

Brooklyn residents better study up on fencing because a Bensonhurst native is representing the USA for fencing.

Katelynn Ulrich

May 22, 2024, 11:25 AM

Updated 13 days ago


Anne Cebula saw fencing at the Bejing Olympics as a kid and knew she wanted to try it out. Her parents said no to the expensive hobby, but Cebula kept thinking about it.
When choosing high schools, Cebula picked Brooklyn Tech, in part for its fencing team. She learned fencing there, her career launched and now she's training for the Paris games.
"If I turned around and realized what I was doing was walking a tight rope, but I didn't. I just kept going and following my dream," said Cebula

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