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U.S. Olympic Fencer Daryl Homer On Hopes For Rio Gold, Being A Black Role Model

This New Leader of sport is ready to raise the bar.

With the 2016 Summer Olympics looming (August 5-21), REVOLT sat down with fencer Daryl Homer to discuss how he became interested in fencing, his chances for gold in Rio and how important it would be to become the first American and Black athlete to achieve the top medal in fencing. It was truly a moment of Black excellence, which Homer also touched out. This is a part of REVOLT News' ongoing New Leaders initiative, where we tapped the rising social justice voices and tech titans of tomorrow.

Check out our interview below.

The Olympic hopeful speaks on his career, training and being a role model.

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