Name: Nicole Ross
Sport: Fencing
Discipline(s): Foil Fencing
Event(s): Individual, Team
Height: 5-6
Weight: 120
DOB: 1/15/1989
Birthplace: New York, N.Y.
Hometown: New York, N.Y.
High School: Columbia Preparatory School (New York, N.Y.) '07
College: Columbia University '13, Art History
Team/Club: Fencers Club (New York, N.Y.)
Coach(es): Simon and Irene Gershon
Olympic Experience
  • London 2012, 6th (team), 25th (individual)
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2018 – gold (team), 12 (individual)
  • Years of participation: 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018
  • Medals: 2 (1 gold, 1 silver)
  • Gold – 2018 (team)
  • Silver – 2017 (team)
Other Career Highlights
  • 2010 NCAA Fencing Championships, 1st (individual women’s foil)
Personal: Daughter of Aimee and David Ross...Began fencing at age 9…Was inspired to learn the sport after watching the movie “The Princess Bride”…In 2011, was sidelined from fencing after suffering severe health problems but went on to qualify for the Olympic Games London 2012...Has coached at Cornell University and the club where she learned to fence, the Fencers Club in New York…Served as a program coordinator for Win4Youth, Adecco Group North America's social and philanthropic organization…Speaks French.