In France, the Force awakens new interest in the sport of fencing - now with lightsabers

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Step aside, Athos, Porthos, and Aramis. In France, Luke Skywalker, Obi Wan-Kenobi and Yoda are the new faces of inspiration in fencing - as France's national governing body for the sport officially recognizes lightsaber duelling with a national tournament.

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