Foilists in Repose
Foilists in Repose

Zack relaxes with his teammates, Leo Zaroff (L) and Keith Kan (R) in between bouts at the Bay Cup's Junior Men's Foil tournament held at Halberstadt Fencing Club in San Francisco on February 9, 2014.

Touche
Touche

Zack scores a direct touche on a lunge against his teammate Andrew Li during a preliminary bout at the Bay Cup's Junior Men's Foil tournament held at Halberstadt Fencing Club in San Francisco on February 9, 2014.

Mmmmrrrff...
Mmmmrrrff...

Zack effectively parries with his mask against Club Touche's Jerry Wu at the Bay Cup's Junior Men's Foil tournament held at Halberstadt Fencing Club in San Francisco on February 9, 2014.

That would be a touche
That would be a touche

Zack scores a clean touche against Club Touche's Jerry Wu at the Bay Cup's Junior Men's Foil tournament held at Halberstadt Fencing Club in San Francisco on February 9, 2014.

Coupe
Coupe

This sequence shows Zack(R) attacking his teammate Leo Zarroff (L) dropping his blade in a "coupe" to score a point at the Bay Cup's Junior Men's Foil tournament held at Halberstadt Fencing Club in San Francisco on February 9, 2014. 

Parry
Parry

Its not elegent, but its effective: Zack (R) parries an attack from his teammate Leo Zarroff at the Bay Cup's Junior Men's Foil tournament held at Halberstadt Fencing Club in San Francisco on February 9, 2014.

Attack!
Attack!

Zack (R) initiates an attack against teammate Leo Zarroff (L) in the Bay Cup's Junior Men's Foil tournament held at Halberstadt Fencing Club in San Francisco on February 9, 2014.

I can do this better than the mural!
I can do this better than the mural!

Zack shows a beautifully executed lunge against  his teammate Leo Zaroff in a direct elimination bout at the Bay Cup's Junior Men's Foil tournament held at Halberstadt Fencing Club in San Francisco on February 9, 2014.

Semi-Final Bout
Semi-Final Bout

Zack (L) advances against the M-Team's Brian Howard at the Bay Cup's Junior Men's Foil tournament held at Halberstadt Fencing Club in San Francisco on February 9, 2014.

Semi-Final Bout
Semi-Final Bout

Zack (L) attacks the M-Team's Brian Howare (R) as Howard effectively crouches in defense, at the Bay Cup's Junior Men's Foil tournament held at Halberstadt Fencing Club in San Francisco on February 9, 2014.. Howard was ranked #1 in the US, earlier this season.

A lunge and a miss
A lunge and a miss

Zack (L), once again, displays his beautiful lunge, only to miss against the M-Team's Brian Howard (R) at the Bay Cup's Junior Men's Foil tournament held at Halberstadt Fencing Club in San Francisco on February 9, 2014.

Lunge and retreat
Lunge and retreat

The M-Team's Brian Howard (R) lunges in attack against Zack, who effectively retreats in defence. At the Bay Cup's Junior Men's Foil tournament held at Halberstadt Fencing Club in San Francisco on February 9, 2014.

Touche!
Touche!

Zack (L) lands a touch on the M-Team's Brian Howard at the Bay Cup's Junior Men's Foil tournament held at Halberstadt Fencing Club in San Francisco on February 9, 2014.

Bronze and a "B"
Bronze and a "B"

Zack receives congratulations from Director of Bouts Scott Cunningham and USFA rep (and director of bouts) Sandoor Mandoki as he earns the bronze medal and his "B" rating at the Bay Cup's Junior Men's Foil tournament held at Halberstadt Fencing Club in San Francisco on February 9, 2014.

The Podium
The Podium

From Left to Right: Marc Berghouse (gold), M-Team; Brian Howard (silver), M-Team; Zack Hammer (bronze), SFFC; Aiden Chui (bronze), SFFC. Berghouse announced this week that he will fence for Columbia University next year.