Dianna has been teaching fencing at Mt. Holyoke College and at local fencing clubs for 25 years.
She remains an active competitor and has won several national medals and represented the United States at the Veteran World Championships in Moscow in 2009.
In addition to fencing, she also does long-distance backpacking and is an avid gardener.
Her goal is to get people excited about this lifelong sport that is sometimes known as physical chess, especially if they have never before pictured themselves enjoying a sport.