When you already live in Brooklyn, intern for indie label Fool’s Gold (home of Kid Cudi and Chromeo), and were named “Race” (like, it’s on your birth certificate), your cool cred is basically set for life…or at least until you hit 30. But 19-year-old Race Imboden is so much more than a pretty face with a Fuji bicycle and a penchant for Shake Shack, Union Pool, and Top Shop. He’s also the youngest U.S. fencer ever to make it into the Olympics.
Now, pop quiz:
Above the gentle hum of conversation and the less gentle hum of traffic rumbling past on Fifth Avenue, one could hear the chirping of birds and the clanking of metal as a small group of New Yorkers took turns thwacking each other with swords.
Bryant Park, which decades ago was one of the most notorious Read More
“I don’t know if you saw the picture in the back of the two guys jumping up in the air,” fencer Jason Rogers asked the Transom, turning his head toward the back of the Barneys Penthouse. “These are peak, peak athletes. You don’t realize that when you watch the sport.”
Mr. Rogers and his Read More