Fencer Natalie Vie on Her Latina “Hair-itage”

Before Natalie Vie was a three-time US National Fencing Champion, she was a dancer and gymnast. The transition taught her to both find her inner warrior and embrace the concept of duality. But somewhere along the way, she also found a new kind of confidence. One surprising way she did that? By being true to herself and learning to embrace the natural curls that were passed down to her through generations. Watch the video above to learn more about her story, and see her fencing skills — and killer curls — in action.

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