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Tim Morehouse, US fencer
“Fencing is the sport of kings and queens! The Queen of England, apparently, still has an official duellist who will fight to defend her honour if it were ever challenged. Pretty cool, huh?” said Morehouse. “After I finish competing, I’d like to go to the scene of some of country's most famous fencing fights, including Hyde Park (in 1712, the Duke of Hamilton and Lord Mohun duelled to the death for honour) and Wimbledon Common (in 1840, the duel between Colonel Lord Cardigan and Captain Harvey Tuckett over a published letter led to the banning of public duels).”

Catherine Pendrel, Canadian cross-country mountain biker
“I'm looking forward to connecting with my family who live here,” said Pendrel. “We will be getting together 82km south of London in Eastbourne, where we'll continue to Beachy Head, the UK's highest chalk sea cliffs, to enjoy the ocean and the South Downs, a scenic 90-mile chalk hills path that lines the southeastern coast from Eastbourne to Winchester. We may also make it to the tiny Isle of Wight; stretching only 37km in length and 20km in width it would be a perfect place to pedal around with my husband and cousin while taking in historic buildings, castles, water mills, a statue of Jimi Hendrix and beaches.”

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