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Wayzata is a premier suburb located 11 miles west of downtown Minneapolis. With a population of 4,500 people, Wayzata is a tight-knit community which is known for its vibrant downtown and picturesque setting on Lake Minnetonka. A popular destination for visitors, Wayzata’s downtown is home to a number of specialty shops, boutiques, professional services, and restaurants.

Wednesday, August 13, 2008

Wayzata Alumni Mike Pederson coaches US Women's Fencing in Beijing

Beijing - Wayzata High School Alumni Mike Pederson has been involved with fencing ever since his days of High School right here in Wayzata. These days he is involved with coaching epee for the US Women's Olympic Fencing Team.

Jim Souhan of the Star Tribune wrote a great article about Mike which is located here: A "fluke" encounter at Wayzata High School led a former "Fencing Kid" to Big Ten titles and a trip to Beijing as a coach.
You can also catch another article by Matt Thomas of the Lakeshore Weekly News here: Wayzata graduate coaching on big stage in Beijing
Stay tuned to Wayzata.com for all the latest news on Wayzata Alumni making waves in the big world.

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