John Ridge

USA Fencing

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Event: Epee
Height: 6'8"
Weight: 220 lbs
Birthplace: St. Paul, Minn.
Club: Bucks County Academy of Fencing
Coaches: James Flint and David Mechanik
Education: Bachelor's degree in chemistry from the University of Chicago, MD from Stanford University, PhD in biochemistry from Stanford University
Occupation: Cancer surgeon at Fox Chase Cancer Center
Family: Married to wife Elin Sigurdson. Three children... Lukas (21), Kelsey (20) and Hannah (20)
Hobbies: Fencing, skiing, history, travel and wine

Veteran World Championship Teams: 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008

Recent Competition History

2012:

  • Fifth - USA Fencing National Championships (Veteran Men's 60-69)
  • 32nd - USA Fencing National Championships (Division I-A)

2011:

  • Gold - USA Fencing National Championships (Veteran 60-69)
  • Gold - North American Cup D (Veteran 40+)
  • Silver - North American Cup D (Veteran 60-69)
  • 10th - USA Fencing National Championships (Division IA)
2010:

  • Gold - North American Cup A (Veteran 60-69)
  • Bronze - USA Fencing Naitonal Championships (Veteran 50-59)
  • 11th - North American Cup A (Veteran 40+)
  • 15th - Veteran World Championships (50-59)
  • 59th - North American Cup B (Division I)
2009:

  • 12th - Veteran World Championships (50-59)
  • 13th - Sydney World Cup (Senior)
2008:

  • 13th - Veteran World Championships (50-59)