Posts tagged keeth smart
The Smart Way to Balance Fencing and Life

While Keeth and Erinn Smart must have suffered some teasing about their last name, “smart’ is exactly the word I’d use to describe them. Both are extremely thoughtful, articulate and have graduated from prestigious schools (they hold MBAs from Columbia and Wharton, respectively). They now lead successful careers in business – Keeth is the cofounder and COO of activewear start up, Physiclo, and Erinn creates strategic partnerships for the education publisher, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. 

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The Sound of an Olympic Medal

Thud. That is the sound Tim Morehouse made as his body crashed to the ground. You wouldn’t have heard it though, as chaos erupted in the fencing hall at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing. Keeth Smart had just scored the winning touch, 45-44, in the USA v. Russia match, securing our place in the Men’s Sabre Team Olympic Final. As he raced around the strip, his arms in the air, James Williams and I stumbled over the barriers to meet him as the crowd exploded into cheers.

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