“I wanted children all over the world to look at my performance and see that all things are possible and that with the right amount of passion, hard work and a lil bit of luck you too can be great,” Homer wrote in an Instagram post. “This is just the beginning.”
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Bronx native wins Olympic silver in men’s sabre competition | New York’s PIX11 / WPIX-TV
RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil — A Bronx fencer took home silver in the men’s saber competition in Rio Wednesday night. Daryl Homer, 26, is the first American to win a silver medal in saber in 112 years. He said he had one goal during his match: to inspire.