Olympic Year Rome to Mid 60’s
(c) Maitre d’Armes Michael A. O’Brien. Use only with permission.
L-R: Bill Doroghty, Susie Tozer (Visitor), Tony Hammett and their coach displaying lunge O’Brien
Pope John 23rd and Ivan Lund
Maxwell Gibbs Modelling Academy fencing component
Girls on guard
Maxwell Gibb girls with fencing coach Mike O’Brien
Coach demonstrating a lunge
Winter Sisters- Olympic Game fencers. Ricky, Val & Joanne with Coach Mike O’Brien
& foilist Michael Sichel.
Commonwealth Games Team 1958. Brian McCowage, Laurie Smith, Ivan Lund, Lazlo Tornallay,John Humphrey, David McKenzie, Mike Diamond, Harry Summerville, Jan Hopner, Coach Charles Stanmore, Joanne Winter & Len Traynor.
Dot Coleman- Gold Medallist 1958 Commonwealth Games Foil Champion.
Joanne Winter attacking Jan Hopner.
Lady Foil Finals.
Gillian Sheen on the right during final.
Joanne Winter on the right V Dot Coleman in final.
Finals Score Sheet.
Place getters- L-R Joanne Winter, Dot Coleman NZ, Jan Hopner.
Winners are grinners.
Presentation by Charles De Beaumont President of Commonwealth Games Fencing Federation.
Commonwealth Games 1962 Perth Lady Foil Finals.
1962 VRI Open-Professional Sabre Championships.
Final Results VRI Amateur Pro Sabre.
NZ International- Brain Pickworth.
Winter Sisters in Kimonas- Tokyo Olympics.
Winter Siblings Fencing in Tokyo Olympics 1964- Val, Ricky & Joanne.
Tokyo Olympics 1964, Humpreys, Lund, McKenzie & Bowditch.
AAFF Coaching Course in Perth by Mike O’Brien.
Dr. Josh Forsyth 1965 Australian Champion.
Russ Hobby winner of the 1965 Australian Championship.
Marion Smith winner of the 1965 Foil Championship in Perth.
- David McKenzie (Foil Champion 1965 Perth)
Marian Smith, Denise Brockwell, Jeanette Beauchamp & Mignon Berger- 1st, 2nd & 3rd
all coached by Maitre O’Brien.
Maetsro Jock Gibson (52 Olympic fencer) giving a lesson.
Lou-Lopata on a diet.
Period display by Len Traynor. 1962 Australian Sabre Champion.
Maître John Feathers & Bill Cope – Period display.