Anderson, August

August Anderson
“The amateur premiere with the sabre.” NY Times (1912)

Augie won 10 US gold medals and was 5 times US National Sabre champion. (1904, 1906, 1907, 1911, 1913). Representing the New York Athletic Club, this record puts him in a 2-way tie for fifth place all time with Alex Orban (NYAC) among Americas top saber champions. Up until 2007, Mr. Anderson was the only saber champion in the top 8 of US fencing history NOT in the Fencing Hall of Fame.