The Women Behind The Brand : Why A Former Olympic Fencer Launched Azza Fencing

AZZA FENCING FROM FENCERS TO FENCERS

Azza Hugging A Friend To Celebrate

GET TO KNOW OUR FOUNDER 

Azza Besbes, the brain behind the footwear project, is 3 times Olympian fencer, one of the most decorated figure in Africa's fencing history and a silver medalist at the 2017 World Championship. 

Azza suffered multiple injuries during her career and ended up with serious health issues, leading her to stop her career earlier than expected.

 Frustrated by subpar fencing shoe quality, Azza decided it was time for a fencer to offer the best fencing shoes to its peers.

 

STEPPING INTO STYLE: THE MAKING OF AZZA FENCING FOOTWEAR

Drawn Prototype of Azza Fencing Shoes

The journey began with the R&D phase conducted in collaboration with the Hong Kong Research Institute of Textile and Apparel. Following this, Azza forged partnerships with footwear experts from around the globe to initiate the design and development process. Over the course of two years, multiple rounds of prototyping were completed, with each sample undergoing initial testing in the lab before being evaluated by professional fencers.  

THE FUTURE OF FENCING STARTS NOW

 Design With Logo That Shows Athlete Who Wear Azza Fencing

 

We are proud to see our shoes already adopted by some of the greatest worldwide champions. Among our early adopters are more than 10 Olympic and World Championships medalists, such as Maté Koch, the 2023 Epee Men World Champion; Kazuyasu Minobe, the Tokyo 2021 Olympic Champion; Mara Navarria, the 2018 World Champion; and Margaux Rifkiss, the 2023 Silver Medalist. Their trust in our brand demonstrates the recognition of the quality and excellence of our shoes.

PIONEERING FENCING SHOES THAT HONOR OUR PLANET'S WELL-BEING

Embracing sustainability, we've integrated eco-conscious practices into our premium fencing footwear, enabling you to make a difference without compromising on performance. Experience the first top-tier gear crafted from recycled materials and join us in fencing responsibly for a greener tomorrow. Together, let's play our part in building a more sustainable world.

The Women Behind The Brand : Why A Former Olympic Fencer Launched Azza Fencing
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