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Soren Thompson

SOREN THOMPSON
2004 Olympian Mens Fencing Team
#3 Rated US Mens Epeeist, World Champion Finalist

Soren Thompson, a native of San Diego and current resident of New York, is a two-time US Olympian, seven-time US World Championship Team Member, and seven-time US National Champion. He graduated from Princeton University in 2005 and is currently an MBA-candidate at Columbia University.

All results below were achieved while hydrating with Vitalyte!

  • Best Individual World Ranking: 7th in 2012
  • Best Team World Ranking: 1st 2012-2013
  • Best Individual results:

  • 1st 2011 Zonal Championships
  • 1st 2012 Zonal Championships
  • 7th 2004 Olympics
  • 8th 2003 World Championships
  • 3rd 2011 Stockholm Grand Prix World Cup
  • 1st 2011 US National Championships
  • 1st 2001 NCAA Championships
  • Best Team results:

  • 1st 2012 Team World Championships (first US men’s fencing team to win a World Championship)
  • 1st 2011 Pan American Games
  • 1st 2011 Zonal Championships
  • Where are you from/Where do you live:
    From San Diego, currently reside in NYC

    What Makes You a Professional Athlete:
    My sport is my primary pastime and livelihood

    What is YOUR Sport/Activity?
    US Fencing Team

    Want to Try any New Ones?
    No

    What Jams Get You Grooving During a Workout/Training Session?
    Don't own an ipod

    How’d You Find Us (by us we mean Vitalyte):
    Met Bill Gookin in 2003. He gave me a sample and I have loved the product ever since.

    What’s Your Favorite Vitalyte Product:
    Cool Citrus

    Why, why, why?? We want to know:
    The mild flavor tastes great and is so easy to drink. I feel better and compete well when I Vitalyte.

    What’s Your Fav Pre-race Meal:
    No set meal

    What are Your Favorite Races? What races are you training for?
    London 2012!

    What are Your Goals as a Competitor?
    Be 100% prepared to fence as well as possible in the Olympics

    What’s Your Biggest Struggle in Training?
    Currently a leg injury

    Your biggest reward/achievement?
    7th place in the 2004 Olympics