‘Dad’ and ‘Prince’ were looking for a common bond.
Jim Martin came across an internet posting in January 2009 for fencing. Martin had an interest in fencing since he was in college.
His 15-year-old son Dirk loved video games. But fencing had one element that both took interest in.
“It’s decent exercise and I just like hitting people with swords,” Jim said. “You can’t go anywhere else and beat people with a stick and get away with it.”