Peter Westbrook (born April 16, 1952) is an American former sabre fencing champion, active businessman and founder of the Peter Westbrook Foundation. As a former U.S. champion and Olympic medalist, Peter Westbrook came to fencing from an unlikely direction, the inner city. Westbrook's remarkable life began with his Japanese mother, who convinced him to try fencing. As a Newark teenager in the 1960s, Westbrook brought unseen intensity to the sport; anger over his absentee father, poverty, and status as a biracial man in a racist society helped to fuel Westbrook to remarkable heights within the sport. Through discipline and hard work, he channeled his anger into the competitive edged needed to become an internationally ranked competitor.

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  • Peter Westbrook (born April 16, 1952) is an American former sabre fencing champion, active businessman and founder of the Peter Westbrook Foundation. As a former U.S. champion and Olympic medalist, Peter Westbrook came to fencing from an unlikely direction, the inner city. Westbrook's remarkable life began with his Japanese mother, who convinced him to try fencing. As a Newark teenager in the 1960s, Westbrook brought unseen intensity to the sport; anger over his absentee father, poverty, and status as a biracial man in a racist society helped to fuel Westbrook to remarkable heights within the sport. Through discipline and hard work, he channeled his anger into the competitive edged needed to become an internationally ranked competitor. While nearing retirement, Westbrook founded the Peter Westbrook Foundation (PWF), a 501(c)(3) non-profit that uses the sport of fencing as a vehicle in developing life and academic skills for young people from underserved communities of New York City. Thousands of young athletes have affirmed the benefits of Peter's message and gone on to achieve similar success in and out of the sport. His humility, natural talent for leadership and desire to give back, provide the Foundation’s heart as it enters its 20th year of existence. His life story (captured in the 1997 book, Harnessing Anger), has inspired many to always seek excellence in every endeavor. (en)
  • Peter Westbrook (* 16. April 1952 in St. Louis) ist ein US-amerikanischer Fechter. Insgesamt nahm Peter Westbrook an fünf Olympischen Sommerspielen teil. Den größten Erfolg seiner sportlichen Laufbahn erzielte er bei den Olympischen Spielen 1984 in Los Angeles als er im Säbelwettbewerb die Bronzemedaille gewann. Zudem gewann er elf Medaillen bei Panamerikanischen Spielen, darunter drei goldene, und wurde 13 Mal US-amerikanischer Meister im Säbelfechten. Nach seinem Rückzug vom aktiven Sport gründete er 1991 die Peter Westbrook Foundation. Sie soll Jugendlichen aus fünf New Yorker Boroughs helfen, ihre Träume mit Hilfe des Fechtsports zu realisieren. (de)
  • Peter Westbrook, né le 16 avril 1952 à Saint-Louis, est un escrimeur américain. (fr)
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  • Peter Westbrook, né le 16 avril 1952 à Saint-Louis, est un escrimeur américain. (fr)
  • Peter Westbrook (born April 16, 1952) is an American former sabre fencing champion, active businessman and founder of the Peter Westbrook Foundation. As a former U.S. champion and Olympic medalist, Peter Westbrook came to fencing from an unlikely direction, the inner city. Westbrook's remarkable life began with his Japanese mother, who convinced him to try fencing. As a Newark teenager in the 1960s, Westbrook brought unseen intensity to the sport; anger over his absentee father, poverty, and status as a biracial man in a racist society helped to fuel Westbrook to remarkable heights within the sport. Through discipline and hard work, he channeled his anger into the competitive edged needed to become an internationally ranked competitor. (en)
  • Peter Westbrook (* 16. April 1952 in St. Louis) ist ein US-amerikanischer Fechter. Insgesamt nahm Peter Westbrook an fünf Olympischen Sommerspielen teil. Den größten Erfolg seiner sportlichen Laufbahn erzielte er bei den Olympischen Spielen 1984 in Los Angeles als er im Säbelwettbewerb die Bronzemedaille gewann. Zudem gewann er elf Medaillen bei Panamerikanischen Spielen, darunter drei goldene, und wurde 13 Mal US-amerikanischer Meister im Säbelfechten. (de)
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